Making Contact: Jill Tarter and the Search for ET

SETI Talks will return on Wednesday, July 12 at 7:00 PM, with a program featuring Jill Tarter, Sarah Scoles, Elliot Gillum and more.
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Previously Featured

Frogs' Pants
Big Picture Science Radio Show - Frogs' Pants
July 10, 2017
Jill_Tarter with her book July 05, 2017
The Biography of SETI Pioneer Jill Tarter, Making Contact: Jill Tarter and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, is Released
Jill Tarter is the subject of a new book by Sarah Scoles, Making Contact: Jill Tarter and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, which was released yesterday.

Where in the Worlds has SETI Institute Been? June 19 - 25, 2017
A roundup of SETI Institute in the media.
June 30, 2017
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NASA FDL Developing New Approaches to Asteroid, Comet and Solar Threats Using AI
The program tackles knowledge gaps in space science by pairing machine learning and deep learning expertise with planetary scientists and heliophysicists at the PhD level.
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Welcome NASA Frontier Development Lab!
NASA Frontier Development Lab (FDL), hosted at the SETI Institute, kicked off its 2017 program on Monday.
June 29, 2017
Kathryn Bywaters and Driss Takir
Kathryn Bywaters and Driss Takir Join the SETI Institute
The SETI Institute welcomes two new principal investigators - Kathryn Bywaters and Driss Takir, who join more than 75 scientists who are exploring the development of life, where else in the Universe it exists and how we might find it.
June 26, 2017

News and Announcements

  Tuesday Feb. 14, Seth Shostak and Eugene Mirman Get Real About Climate Change
On this week’s episode of StarTalk All-Stars, veteran host Seth Shostak and co-host Eugene Mirman invite guest Ken Caldeira, climate scientist at the Carnegie Institution for Science, for a serious discussion about climate change.
  Feb. 15 Webinar - Characterization of Mars Analogs from Speaker Dr. Janice Bishop SETI Institute
Join us on February 15, 2017 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM MST for this complimentary webinar. Dr. Janice Bishop will give a live speech.
  The University of the Underground is open for application
SETI Institute's Designer of Experiences Nelly Ben Hayoun, is now up to a new challenge. She is opening a university in the undergrounds of cities.
  The Kepler-K2 Team Wins the National Space Society’s 2017 Space Pioneer Award for Science and Engineering
Are these some new cosmic phenomenon, an odd habit of nature that we never knew? Or could they be the deliberate wails of societies howling from the farthest corners of space?
  What’s Causing Those Mysterious ‘Bursts’ From Deep Space?
Are these some new cosmic phenomenon, an odd habit of nature that we never knew? Or could they be the deliberate wails of societies howling from the farthest corners of space?
  NASA Flying Observatory Makes Observations of Jupiter Previously Only Possible from Space
NASA & DLR Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, SOFIA is a Boeing 747SP jetliner modified to carry a 100-inch diameter telescope. Image Credit: NASA.
  Why Are Only Americans Interested in the Hunt for Extraterrestrials?
Why Only Americans Are Interested in the Hunt for Alien Life? Seth Shostak writes about the idea for NBC’s mach/space page.
  The International Space Orchestra, the world’s first orchestra composed of space scientists, is releasing a cover of Sigur Rós’ Viðrar Vel Til Loftárása.
As part of the festive season, The International Space Orchestra offer covers of Sigur Rós’ song Viðrar vel til loftárása, produced by Sigur Rós with long-term collaborator musician Alex Somers, and performed by the International Space Orchestra.
  Are the Salad Days for Intelligence Still to Come?
Could it be that Homo sapiens is the first intelligent species in the cosmos? Given the number of planets now known to pepper space, that seems unlikely. Seth Shostak writes about the idea for NBC’s tech/science page.
  Take Me to Your Artist
SETI Institute artists are being inspired by our search for alien life.

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