Robert J. Sawyer

Hugo and Nebula Award-Winning Science Fiction Writer

Archive for the 'SETI' Category

Beyond the Fermi Paradox

Monday, April 20th, 2015

I had the pleasure, however virtually and metaphorically, to sit down recently with Edward M. Lerner and discuss his latest novel. InterstellarNet: Enigma is the newest addition to Ed’s popular InterstellarNet future history. Here’s a little of what we discussed.RJS: I’ve read InterstellarNet: Enigma, and it has a lot of moving parts. How do you [...]

The movie Contact

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

I got asked yesterday what my favorite parts of the movie Contact were — the questioner took it as a given that I must love the film. Well, I know we’re all supposed to like it because it was based on a book by Carl Sagan, and because, y’know, it’s about a kick-ass female scientist, [...]

Supernatural Investigator on SETI

Saturday, February 7th, 2009

Now that I’m back from Turkey, I’ve had a chance to watch this week’s (3 February 2009) episode of Supernatural Investigator, which I host for Canada’s Vision TV. This was episode 2 of 17, and it was entitled “Life From Other Worlds,” with Mac Tonnies as our investigator of the week. Man, it felt like [...]