For as long as humans have contemplated the cosmos, we have wondered if we are alone in the universe. Ancient mythologies and contemporary science fiction have presented imaginative answers, but how does modern science approach this question?
Narrated by Harrison Ford and created in collaboration with NASA, the American Museum of Natural History’s The Search for Life: Are We Alone? explores this intriguing question, taking visitors on a fascinating journey through time and space. From the depths of the Earth’s oceans to the outer reaches of the cosmos, The Search for Life explores the links between life on Earth and the potential for life on other planets.
The Search for Life uses breathtaking visualizations based on cutting-edge data from a multitude of astrophysicists, researchers, and institutions to create a real view of the science portrayed. Using the most advanced technology available, The Search for Life transforms our view of the cosmos to reveal countless worlds that may harbor life.
Produced by the American Museum of Natural History
Approximate running time: 20 minutes
Suitable for family audiences.