1 hr 42 min

Episode 13: Avi Loeb - 'Oumuamua, UFOs, and Extraterrestrial Life Keep Talking

    • Society & Culture

Support the podcast on Patreon------------Avi Loeb is a theoretical physicist and cosmologist at Harvard University. During our conversation, Avi talks about his interest in science, humanity's search for truth, his view that the interstellar object 'Oumuamua is an alien spacecraft, his book "Extraterrestrial," and The Galileo Project, which he leads, which will embark on the "Scientific Search for Evidence of Extraterrestrial Technological Artifacts."------------Show notesFollow Keep Talking on Twitter, Instagram, and FacebookListen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and YouTube------------(01:05) Meet Avi Loeb(02:28) Avi shares his background and upbringing(07:21) Avi shares the intentions behind his book, "Extraterrestrial"(08:42) Avi shares his understanding of science and philosophy, explaining the difference between the two(14:15) Avi shares his personal development story and how he cultivated a curiosity for the facts and evidence behind explanations(21:41) Avi shares how he used to question spiritual beliefs growing up and how it made him stand out from other people(23:54) Avi’s views on human life considering his current worldview(31:07) Avi’s ideas on evolution and the meaning of life(41:38) Avi shares his most high-profile work to date(51:13) Avi discusses the importance of holding onto evidence and offering a valid justification for your work(59:54) Avi shares his goals and aspirations behind sourcing funds for his future projects(01:09:39) Avi explains Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP) and how it's different from Unidentified Flying Objects, or UFOs.(01:27:11) Avi shares references to the most respectable people he’s come across in his life(01:39:23) Advice for people enthusiastic about approaching the world in a more realistic and accurate way

Support the podcast on Patreon------------Avi Loeb is a theoretical physicist and cosmologist at Harvard University. During our conversation, Avi talks about his interest in science, humanity's search for truth, his view that the interstellar object 'Oumuamua is an alien spacecraft, his book "Extraterrestrial," and The Galileo Project, which he leads, which will embark on the "Scientific Search for Evidence of Extraterrestrial Technological Artifacts."------------Show notesFollow Keep Talking on Twitter, Instagram, and FacebookListen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and YouTube------------(01:05) Meet Avi Loeb(02:28) Avi shares his background and upbringing(07:21) Avi shares the intentions behind his book, "Extraterrestrial"(08:42) Avi shares his understanding of science and philosophy, explaining the difference between the two(14:15) Avi shares his personal development story and how he cultivated a curiosity for the facts and evidence behind explanations(21:41) Avi shares how he used to question spiritual beliefs growing up and how it made him stand out from other people(23:54) Avi’s views on human life considering his current worldview(31:07) Avi’s ideas on evolution and the meaning of life(41:38) Avi shares his most high-profile work to date(51:13) Avi discusses the importance of holding onto evidence and offering a valid justification for your work(59:54) Avi shares his goals and aspirations behind sourcing funds for his future projects(01:09:39) Avi explains Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP) and how it's different from Unidentified Flying Objects, or UFOs.(01:27:11) Avi shares references to the most respectable people he’s come across in his life(01:39:23) Advice for people enthusiastic about approaching the world in a more realistic and accurate way

1 hr 42 min

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