To follow up Shostak’s article, S&T editor in chief Robert Naeye recent interviewed him. Unfortunately, the original interview was lost due to a technical glitch, and we are only now getting around to posting a new interview.
Shostak speaks about many various issues related to alien civilizations, such as the different search strategies being tried, whether we’re endangering ourselves by attempting to communicate, and whether they're likely to exist in the first place. Shostak also discusses his thoughts on recent sci-fi movies that depict aliens, specifically Avatar and District 9.
Click here to download the 22-megabyte, 22-minute interview with Shostak.