Seattle astronomer Woodruff Sullivan searches for life in the stars

University of Washington professor emeritus Woodruff T. “Woody” Sullivan III is the co-author of research that calculated the odds that humans have been the only technologically capable life in the universe. (Mike Siegel/The Seattle Times)

LIKE MANY AN astronomer before him, Woodruff T. “Woody” Sullivan III works at night. All night, usually. While much of the world around him is sucked into vapid prime-time game shows and other distractions, Sullivan’s brain is freed to roam in the enveloping silence, unleashed to dance with stars far beyond. […]

Read more of the article on Woodruff Sullivan, a UW emeritus professor in Astronomy and Astrobiology, at The Seattle Times.