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LECTURE SLIDES

Where powerpoint slides have been made available by speakers we have posted them here. All files have been converted into portable document format (PDF) due to copyright reasons. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view the files. All files are between 1and 7 MB.

Session 2 2006: Watch this space!

Week:

Lecture Title

Format

Week 1

Introduction to Astronomy
- Wilfred Walsh

Week 2

Artificial Intelligence
- Michael Ashley

Week 3

Artificial Intelligence
- Michael Ashley

Week 4

Introduction to Astronomy
- Wilfred Walsh

Week 5

Planet Hunting
- John Webb
download .pdf

Week 6

Planet Hunting
- John Webb
download .pdf

Week 7

The History of Earth
- Malcolm Walter
download .pdf

Week 8

Video Presentation - The Gaia Theory
N/A

Week 9

Video Presentation - Evidence for UFOs
N/A

Week 10

Physical Constraints on the Existence of Life
- Joe Wolfe
download .rtf 1
download .rtf 2

Week 11

The Nature of Intelligence - Human, Artificial and Alien
- Peter Slezak
download .pdf

Week 12

TBD
- Brendan Burns
download .pdf

Week 13

A Field Guide to UFOs
- John Storey
download .pdf

Please find below some past examples (2004) of Are We Alone lectures for your viewing pleasure.

Session 2 2004

Week:

Lecture Title

PDF

Week 1

N/A- Video: Alien Contact
N/A

Week 2

Our Place in the Universe
- Charley Lineweaver

Week 3

Star and Planet Formation
- Maria Hunt
download

Week 4

The History of Life on Earth
- Malcolm Walters
download

Week 5

The Origin and Evolution of Life
- Charley Lineweaver
download

Week 6

Searching for Extra-solar Planets
- John Webb
download

Week 7

Artificial Intelligence- Our Future?
- Michael Ashley
Not Available

Week 8

Are We Alone? - New Aproaches to SETI
- Paul Davies
download

Week 9

The Anthropic Principle
- Joe Wolf
download

Week 10

A Field Guide to UFOs
- John Storey
download

Week 13

The Nature of Intelligence - Human, Artificial and Alien
- Peter Slezak
 

 

Session 1 2004

Week:

Lecture Title

PDF

Week 1

Aliens- An Overview
- Lineweaver

Week 2

Our Place in the Universe
- Lineweaver

Week 3

Star and Planet Formation
- Maria Hunt
download
(0.6mb)

Week 4

The Origin and Evolution of Life
- Lineweaver
download
(2.5mb)

Week 5

Planet Detection
- John Webb
download
(1.7mb)

Week 6

Artificial Intelligence
- Michael Ashley
Not
Avaliable

Week 7

History of Life on Earth
- Malcom Walter
download
(1.3mb)

Week 8

Intelligence- Who Needs it?
- Lineweaver
download
(1.4mb)

Week 9

The Voyager Probe
- Lineweaver
download
(3.3mb)

Week 11

Was the Universe Made for Life?
- Paul Davies
download

Week 12

TBD download

Week 13

Field Guide to UFOs download

 

Session 2 2003

Lecture Title

PDF

Aliens- An Overview
- Lineweaver
Our Place in the Universe
- Lineweaver
Star and Planet Formation
- Maria Hunt
Origin and Evolution of Life
- Lineweaver
Are Aliens Smarter than We Are?
- Lineweaver
The Voyager Probe
- Lineweaver
The Future of the Human Race on Earth
- Reg Morrison
download
(2.3mb)
The Search for Planets Beyond Our Solar System
- John Webb

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