Anybody Out There? 

Bay Area scientists scour Earth and skies for clues to an ultimate question. In Search of Life: First of a Two-Part Series

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If we struggle to investigate even the next planet over, how are we going to search for life farther away? Answer: with really big telescopes. Next week, we'll introduce you to the other half of the scientific tag-team searching for life in the universe. If astrobiologists are figuring out what kind of neighborhoods life prefers, these planet hunters are looking for likely street addresses. As they're discovering, there may be many other places like home.

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