This one-minute excerpt comes from a special colloquium celebrating the 25th anniversary of the SETI Institute.
Watch a video of Dr. Peter Backus giving a one-minute summary of his work.
Peter Backus joined the SETI Institute and the Center for SETI Research in 1985 as a research scientist. He was a Principal Investigator in the NASA SETI Program and manager of the Institute's privately-funded Project Phoenix SETI program. Dr. Backus now manages SETI observations on the Allen Telescope Array.