Our Scientists

Jon Richards
Senior Software Engineer

Jason Rowe
Research Scientist

Seth Shostak
Senior Astronomer and Director, Center for SETI Research

Mark Showalter
Senior Research Scientist

Pablo Sobron
Research Scientist

Robotic Exploration

David Summers
Senior Research Scientist

Jill Tarter
Bernard Oliver Chair

"The probability of success is difficult to estimate, but if we never search, the chance for success is zero. [Cocconi & Morrison 1959]" I wish that TED would empower Earthlings everywhere to become active participants in the search for cosmic company.

Douglas Vakoch
Director, Interstellar Message Composition

Kimberley Warre...
Research Scientist

Arthur Weber
Senior Research Scientist