The Weekly Stripe – 20.11.20

We're going extraterrestrial this week and looking into the human fascination with life in outer space.

The Weekly Stripe – 20.11.20

Find out the history behind the first ‘flying saucer’ sighting and how a misquote shaped the narrative and cultural ideas of UFOs that we have today. 

 

The Weekly Stripe – 20.11.20

Why are we so obsessed with martians? Trace back to the invention of aliens in science fiction and see how they’ve evolved and embedded themselves in culture.  

The Weekly Stripe – 20.11.20

The pandemic has highlighted key tensions about the role of scientists and politicians in decision-making. Find out how the pandemic is preparing us for our first contact with extra-terrestrial life.

The Weekly Stripe – 20.11.20

Is Earth a galactic Zoo? Find about the ‘great silence’ and what scientists think might be the biological or sociological explanations.

The Weekly Stripe – 20.11.20

Meet the photographer, Pantanella, who spent time photographing a group of UFO believers in Italy whose beliefs in extra-terrestrial life equal that of religious convictions.