Podcast: Five Billion Years of Solitude – A Conversation with the Author

In a special September edition of our “Beer with BMSIS” podcast we feature a conversation with journalist and author Lee Billings about his upcoming book Five Billion Years of Solitude: The Search for Life Among the Stars.

In his book, scheduled for release on October 3rd, Lee takes the reader on a journey through the recent history of exoplanet discoveries by introducing some of the most influential and colorful characters in the field. Carefully researched through numerous interviews with experts in astrobiology and planetary science, Lee’s book is an excellent resource for anyone–scientists, graduate students, and enthusiasts alike–interested in getting up-to-speed with the latest developments in planet hunting. Tune in to this month’s podcast for a unique sneak-preview of Lee’s book!

[listen to the conversation]