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ENCORE There’s no escape from the chattering classes – they talk, squawk, squeal and sing all around us. Every animal communicates in some form – it’s essential for survival. They’ve evolved to understand each other … but do we understand them?
Find out what’s coded in humpback whale song and whether human-cetacean dialogue is possible… how information theory reveals communication patterns within the animal kingdom… how plants call out to animals to protect them… and why only humans evolved language.
- Douglas Carlton Abrams – Author of Eye of the Whale: A Novel
- Laurance Doyle – Scientist at the SETI Institute
- Douglas Vakoch – Director of Interstellar Message Composition at the SETI Institute
- David DeGusta – Anthropologist at Stanford University