The Discovery Channel series "Contact" follows a global investigation to determine whether aliens have made contact with human beings on Earth. Six experts undertake this comprehensive investigation using CIA developed software, special operations investigative techniques and in-depth reporting to track down leads from around the world. The high-powered team of investigators includes former CIA Targeting Officer Myke Cole, conflict analyst Dr. Michael Livingston, astrophysicist Sarah Cruddas, former USMC Special Ops Intel Officer Nick Karnaze, investigative journalist Paul Beban and former Green Beret Intelligence Sgt. Kawa Mawlayee. Taking a radical and far-approach, the investigators bring together millions of data points, eyewitness accounts and declassified government reports to begin to find patterns and piece together a puzzle of cosmic proportions.