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Jill Tarter ’65 on the search for extraterrestrial life

quote by Jill Tarter ’65

At Cornell, Jill Tarter ’65 was the only female in her entire class. Jill has spent her career searching for signs of life in the cosmos. She co-founded  SETI Institute and was the inspiration for Jodie Foster’s character in the movie Contact, based on the novel by Carl Sagan. In this interview with Krista Tippett, Jill shares that our search has only just begun.

Listen to the interview, “It Takes a Cosmos to Make a Human.”