Ted Peters teaches systematic theology at Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary and the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California. He also co-edits the journal, Theology and Science, at the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences. He has written a book titled, UFOs— GOD’s Chariots? Flying Saucers in Politics. Science, and Religion, and developed the ETI Religious Crisis Survey in which he examined how people would react to the news of extraterrestrials visiting earth. His findings are very interesting. He also recently served as a consultant to NASA and SETI on the ethics of planetary protection.