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How can a mathematical equation frame the question of life in the universe? Well talk with Frank Drake, one of the founders of the SETI Institute, about his famous equation and how it frames the search for signs of intelligent life in the universe. Join us as NASA releases the first images from the Hubble Telescope's new camera, NICMOS (the Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer). We'll discuss the significance and beauty of these pictures of our galaxy with the NICMOS' Lead Scientist, Keith Noll. Today from the South Pole, Mary Miller speaks to Kathryn Rollins, who will tell us about the AMANDA Neutrino Dectector. Today we connect with Mary Miller and Noel Wanner, who are at the South Pole, and find out about the science going on there. Learn more from the South Pole, as Mary and Noel speak to scientists about the DASI telescope Dr. Nils Halvorson is in the Live@ studio and sheds light on the DASI telescope at the South Pole. Our annual tradition of robot races and wrestling with a high tech twist, the Robot Races are produced in conjunction with the San Francisco Robotics Society. Watch the 'bots battle it out with hosts Leo Laporte and SFRSA President David Calkins. What's so special about putting a telescope above the atmosphere? Find out by visiting Flight Operations and talking with scientists who've nurtured Hubble from the beginning. This episode of Sedge Thomson's West Coast Live radio show explores the places where science and entertainment intersect. In this broadcast: Singer-songwriter John Gorka; Bert Grant, founder of Grant's Brewery; a view from the studio of artist Meredith Tromble; author of "Fisherman's Son" Michael Koepf. This episode of Sedge Thomson's West Coast Live radio show explores the places where science and entertainment intersect. In this broadcast: Kevin Kelly of Wired Magazine; Lawrence Weschler, author of "Seeing is Forgetting the Name of Thing One Sees"; The Canadian Brass Ensemble; physics chanteuse Lynda Williams; and Jonathan Schooler with a memory wine-tasting.