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  • Living Computers

    19th century mathematician and Lord Byron’s daughter Ada Lovelace was a pioneer of the computer age. But she said that machines would never outstrip human abilities. From the Internet of Things to programing living cells: we consider, was she right?

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  • Allen Telescope Array

    The SETI Institute has inaugurated a greatly expanded hunt for deliberately produced radio signals that would indicate the presence of extraterrestrial intelligence. Over the course of the next two years, it will scrutinize the vicinities of 20,000 so-called red dwarf stars.

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  • cassini

    SETI Institute researcher Matt Tiscareno will continue to be on the front lines as the famed Cassini spacecraft embarks on its final mission. NASA has announced that Tiscareno will be a Participating Scientist as Cassini prepares to take the best images of Saturn’s rings ever made.

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  • New research suggests that some of Saturn’s icy moons, as well as its famous rings, might be modern adornments. Their dramatic birth may have taken place a mere hundred million years ago, more recent than the reign of many dinosaurs.

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  • Cabrol at TED

    Could Mars hold the secrets to the origin of life? Might the search for microbes on Mars lead us to finding ET?

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    Cabrol at TED
  • lpsc

    This conference brings together international specialists in petrology, geochemistry, geophysics, geology, and astronomy to present the latest results of research in planetary science.

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  • pluto

    Eight months after its encounter with the New Horizons spacecraft, Pluto continues to surprise the scientists who study this distant world. A March 18 special issue of Science features articles on the continuing analysis of Pluto and its satellites.

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  • csc report

    As part of our outreach and our commitment to share our science and research with the world, we are releasing our first “Activity Report of the Carl Sagan Center” at the SETI Institute which catalogs the work of our scientists for the month of February, 2016.

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  • women of seti

    I want to take a moment to salute all the extraordinary women of the SETI Institute who, day in and day out are making exceptional contributions to science and exploration. It is an honor and a privilege to serve you and provide an environment where your unique qualities and expertise are blossoming and helping shape the future of this planet…and others. - Dr. Nathalie Cabrol

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