Jill Tarter is a SETI Institute Trustee and the inspiration for Jodi Foster’s character in the movie, “Contact.”
On a personal note, I was introduced to Jill via John Gertz, former SETI Chairman and President and CEO of Zorro Productions. She engaged in a correspondence with my daughter, sending a handwritten note thanking her for a $2.00 donation to the SETI Institute and including a bevy of space-related materials to encourage her interest in science.
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Mika McKinnon is a scientist specializing in disasters and generalizing in as many subjects as she can master. She was a science advisor for the sci-fi television franchise, “Stargate.”
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Sponsored by BYU Studies—The words of Abraham aren’t limited to the Bible. Join Egyptologist John Gee as he discusses Joseph Smith and the Book of Abraham. Continue reading “10 questions with John Gee”