The study of animal communication challenges our ideas of intelligence and informs our search for life in the universe. Among the most fascinating of vocalizations are the songs and sounds of humpback whales.
By studying these loquacious creatures, Laurance Doyle of the SETI Institute aims to uncover the vast wellsprings of communications that exist throughout Planet Earth—and beyond.
This project is part of the Diverse Intelligences initiative and Templeton World Charity Foundation’s Stories of Impact. Learn more at http://diverseintelligences.com