Dale Andersen
Senior Research Scientist

Job Description: To Explore the Unknown

Mary Barsony
Research Scientist

Ross Beyer
Research Scientist

Janice Bishop
Senior Research Scientist

Curiosity about how life might have evolved on Mars could help reveal more about our own planet.

Rosalba Bonaccorsi
Research Scientist

Planetary studies can spark the imagination. We want to go to Mars. Humans have dreamed of going to another planet and looking for life throughout the ages. We want to better understand the nature of the Solar System and we want to know if we're alone.

Adrian Brown
Research Scientist

We're finding out as much as we can about our nearest habitable neighbor in order to lay the groundwork for the eventual colonization of Mars. There is nothing scientifically stopping us.

Michael Busch
Research Scientist

Nathalie Cabrol
Senior Research Scientist

A passion for exploration

Douglas Caldwell
Kepler Instrument Scientist

The discovery of hundreds of worlds around other stars has shown that planets orbit at least 5 to 10 percent of all stars. But how many of these planets are Earth-size, and possibly Earth-like?

Jean Chiar
Senior Research Scientist; Director of SETI Institute's REU program

Work hard toward your goals, no matter what obstacles get in your way. Even if you think you can’t do it, just be disciplined, put your mind to it, and then do your best.