Press Releases

April 19, 2013
NASA Doubles Down on Exoplanets and the SETI Institute Will Be Part of the Search
April 19, 2013
Has Kepler Found Ideal SETI-target Planets?
NASA's Kepler mission has discovered a new planetary system that is home to five small planets around a slightly smaller star than our Sun.
March 06, 2013
Curiosity Rover on Mars Predicted to Encounter Moving Sand Dunes
Mountain View, CA -- The dunes in Gale Crater on Mars, near the landing site of the Curiosity rover, are moving. Until a few years ago, it was thought that the surface of Mars was largely inactive, with its landscapes no longer undergoing any significant modification. The identification of widespread active sand dune migration is one of several recent discoveries that has disproved this claim.
February 11, 2013
Astronomers Ask Public to Help Name Pluto's New Moons
January 30, 2013
Herschel Finds Old Star Possibly Making Planets
January 08, 2013
Recent Starbursts in the Milky Way Galaxy's Center
January 08, 2013
Hubble Space Telescope Reveals Rogue Planetary Orbit for Fomalhaut b
January 07, 2013
SETI Institute Researcher Strikes Scientific Gold with Meteorite
January 07, 2013
William Borucki Honored by National Academy of Sciences
January 07, 2013
Kepler Mission Announces 461 New Planet Candidates, Two in Habitable Zone
October 18, 2012
A New Model for the Origin of the Moon
October 17, 2012
Monitoring Io’s Insane Volcanic Activity from the Comfort of Earth