I’m Jill Tarter and some of you may know me as the scientist portrayed by Jodie Foster in the 1997 movie “Contact”. I’ve spent my whole life searching for alien life, and it’s always exciting when our work gets the attention it deserves. This year, Silicon Valley Gives Day shined a light on us and we’re gratified for the support we’ve received this week. We still need your help to reach our $50,000 goal to fund our critical work in education, public outreach, and SETI searches.

Join with us to explore new frontiers of human understanding about life in the universe, and help bring this quest to the widest possible audience. You have a unique opportunity to support the exploration of life beyond Earth and help bring this quest to the widest possible audience. Please make a donation today.

Jill Tarter
Bernard M. Oliver Chair for SETI Research


csc report march 2016

Activity Report of the SETI Institute March 2016

A monthly Activity Report of the Carl Sagan Center at the SETI Institute which catalogs the work of our scientists.
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