Technical Publications

Seth Shostak
Senior Astronomer

 

 

 

 

 

"The First SETI Observations with the Allen Telescope Array,” Acta Astronautica, v.68, iss.3-4, p.340-346.

What ET Will Look Like and Why We Should Care”, 2010, Acta Astronautica.

"The Allen Telescope Array: The First Widefield, Panchromatic, Snapshot Radio Camera," Proceedings of Science, 2009. (Co-author)

P.R. Backus, J.C. Tarter, M.M. Davis, J.C. Jordan, T.N. Kilsdonk, G.S. Shostak, R. Ackermann, D.R. DeBoer, J.W. Dreher, G.R. Harp, J.E. Ross, R. Stauduhar;  "Galactic Plane SETI Observations with the Allen Telescope Array", Bulletin of the AAS, 37, 1160, 2005.

"When Will We Detect the Extraterrestrials?" Acta Astronautica, 2004, 55, p. 753-758.

"Searching for Sentience: SETI Today," International Journal of Astrbiology, 2003 (in press).

"SETI and the Media," in Bioastronomy 2002: Life Among the Stars, IAU Symposium No. 213, ed. R. P. Norris and F. H. Stootman (ASP, San Francisco), 2002, p. 535.

"A Scheme for Targeting Optical SETI Observations," with Ray Villard, in Bioastronomy 2002: Life Among the Stars, IAU Symposium No. 213, ed. R. P. Norris and F. H. Stootman (ASP, San Francisco), 2002, p. 409.

"A Scheme for Targeting Optical SETI Observations" with Ray Villard, presented at Bioastronomy 2002 Conference, Hamilton Island, Australia, 2002 (in press).

"SETI and the Media" 2002, presented at Bioastronomy 2002 Conference, Hamilton Island, Australia (in press).

"A New Class of SETI Targets" in Astronomical and Biochemical Origins and the Search for Life in the Universe, C. Cosmovici, S. Bowyer, and D. Werthimer eds., Editrice Compositori (Bologna), 1997, p. 719

"A Galactic Center Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligent Signals" Sullivan, W.T. III, Wellington, K. J. Shostak, G. S., Backus, P. R., and Cordes, J. M. in Astronomical and Biochemical Origins and the Search for Life in the Universe, C. Cosmovici, S. Bowyer, and D. Werthimer eds., Editrice Compositori (Bologna), 1997, p. 653

"A Search for Artificial Signals from the Small Magellanic Cloud" S. Shostak, R. Ekers, and R. Vaile, Astronomical Journal, 112, 164, 1996.

"SETI at Wider Bandwidths?" 1995, in Progress in the Search for Extraterrestrial Life, ed. G. Seth Shostak, A.S.P. Conference Series, 74, Astronomical Society of the Pacific ( San Francisco).

Progress in the Search for Extraterrestrial Life , A.S.P. Conference Series, vol. 74, 1995, editor.

Third Decennial US-USSR Conference on SETI  (editor) A.S.P. Conference Series Vol. 47, 1993, Astronomical Society of the Pacific (San Francisco).

Third Decennial US-USSR Conference on SETI , A.S.P. Conference Series, vol. 47, 1993, editor.

"Neutral Hydrogen Observations of the Irregular Galaxy IC 10," Astronomy and Astrophysics, 214, 33, 1989 (with E.D. Skillman).

"'SIGNAL' Search for Intelligence in the Galactic Nucleus with the Array of the Lowlands," Acta Astronautica, 12, 369, 1985 (with J. Tarter).

"Life in the Galaxy?" International Astronomical Union symposium on The Milky Way Galaxy, 1985, p. 623 (ed. H. van Woerden et al).

"HI Synthesis Observations of the High-Redshift Galaxies in Stephan's Quintet," Astronomy and Astrophysics, 139, 15, 1984 (with W.T. Sullivan, III, and R.J. Allen).

"Studies of Nearly Face-On Spiral Galaxies. III. HI Synthesis Observations of NGC 1058 and the Mass Distribution in Galactic Disks," Astronomy and Astrophysics, 134, 258, 1984 (with P.C. van der Kruit).

"Studies of Nearly Face-On Spiral Galaxies. II. HI Synthesis Observations and Optical Surface Photometry of NGC 628," Astronomy and Astrophysics, 132, 20, 1984 (with P.C. van der Kruit).

"A Search for Neutral Hydrogen in Radio Galaxies," Astronomy and Astrophysics Letters, 119, L3, 1983 (with J.H. van Gorkom, R.D. Ekers, R.H. Sanders, W.M. Goss, and T.J. Cornwell).

"The NGC 1961 Group of Galaxies," Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 202, 21p, 1983 (with S.T. Gottesman and J.H. Hunter, Jr.).

"Color Basics -- A Tutorial," Astronomical Image Processing Circular, 1983 (Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore).

"Vertical Motions and the Thickness of HI Disks: Implications for Galactic Mass Models," International Astronomical Union Symposium 100, 1983 (ed., E. Athanassoula, Reidel, Dordrecht), (with P.C. van der Kruit).

"HI Observations of the Irregular Galaxy IC 10," International Astronomical Union Symposium 100, 1983, p. 33 (ed., E. Athanassoula, Reidel, Dordrecht), (with H. van Woerden).

"NGC 1961: Stripping of a Supermassive Spiral Galaxy," Astronomy and Astrophysics, 115, 293, 1982 (with E. Hummel, P.A. Shaver, J.M. van der Hulst, and P.C. van der Kruit).

"Studies of Nearly Face-On Spiral Galaxies. I. The Velocity Dispersion of the HI Gas in NGC 3938," Astronomy and Astrophysics, 105, 351, 1982 (wtih P.C. van der Kruit).

"An HI Synthesis Study of the Galaxy/QSO Pair NGC 6503/1749+70.1," Astronomy and Astrophysics, 96, 393, 1981 (with A.G. Willis and P.C. Crane).

"Stephan's Quintet: HI Distribution at High Redshifts," Astrophysical Journal Letters, 241, L1, 1980 (with S.D. Peterson).

"Wiskundige Modellen in de Sterrenkunde," Stichting TELEAC, course on mathematical models, 1980 (ed. A. Staads), (with T.S. van Albada).

"The Groningen Image Processing System," Proceedings of the ESO Workshop on Two-Dimensional Photometry (ed. P. Crane and K. Kjar, Noordwijkerhout), 1980, p. 169 (with R.J. Allen).

"On Galaxy Masses Determined from HI Profiles," Astronomy and Astrophysics, 81, 371, 1980 (with S.P.R. Casertano).

"Accurate HI Profiles of Several Nearby Galaxies," Astronomy and Astrophysics, 81, 167, 1980 (with R.J. Allen).

"A Search for Broad Band HI Emission from Clusters of Galaxies", Astronomy and Astrophysics, 81, 167, 1980 (with D.P. Gilra, J.E. Noordam, H. Nieuwenhuijzen, T. de Graauw, and J. Vermue).

"The Z Dispersion Velocity of the HI in the Spiral Galaxy NGC 3938," Photometry, Kinematics and Dynamics of Galaxies (ed. D.S. Evans, Austin), 1979, p. 277, (with P.C. van der Kruit and T.S. van Albada).

"Distribution and Kinematics of Neutral Hydrogen in Spiral and Irregular Galaxies," in Photometry, Kinematics and Dynamics of Galaxies (ed. D.S. Evans, Austin), 1979, p. 275 (with H. van Woerden).

"HI Syntheses of Early -Type Galaxies," in Photometry, Kinematics and Dynamics of Galaxies (ed. D.S. Evans, Austin), 1979, p. 213 (with H. van Woerden and U.J. Schwarz).

"Accurate 21-cm HI Spectra of Four Small Galaxies," Astronomy and Astrophysics Supplement, 35, 163, 1979 (with R.J. Allen).

"Integral Properties of Late-Type Galaxies Derived from HI Observations," Astronomy and Astrophysics, 68, 321, 1978

"Galaxy Types and the Shape of HI Profiles," Astronomy and Astrophysics Letters, 58, L31, 1977.

"Neutral Hydrogen Limits to the Space Density of Unseen Galaxies," Astronomy and Astrophysics, 54, 919, 1977.

"HI Observations of Interacting Groups of Galaxies," CNRS Colloquium No 37, 1976, p. 489.

"Making Visible the Invisible Universe," American Cinematographer, June, 1975.

"An HI Study of Scd Galaxies," Astrophysical Journal, 198, 527, 1975.

"Limits to the HI Content of Elliptical Galaxies," Astronomical Journal, 80, 581, 1975 (with M.S. Roberts and S. Peterson).

"Quasars: Can They Shift for Themselves?," GriffithObserver, July, 1974. (Honorable Mention, Hughes Aircraft Popular Essay Award)

"HI Studies of Arp Peculiar Galaxies," Astronomical Journal, 79, 797, 1974 (with S. Peterson).

"A Distance Limit to NGC 7318B in Stephan's Quintet," Astrophysical Journal Letters, 189, L1, 1974.

"Aperture Synthesis Study of HI in the Galaxy IC 10," Astronomy and Astrophysics, 31, 97, 1974.

"HI Emission from Stephan's Quintet," Astrophysical Journal, 187, 19, 1974.

"Aperture Synthesis Study of Neutral Hydrogen in NGC 2403 and NGC 4236: II. Discussion," Astronomy and Astrophysics, 24, 411, 1973.

"Aperture Synthesis Study of Neutral Hydrogen in NGC 2403 and NGC 4236: I. Observations," Astronomy and Astrophysics, 24, 405, 1973 (with D.H. Rogstad).

"Aperture Synthesis Study of Neutral Hydrogen in the Galaxies NGC 6946 and IC 342," Astronomy and Astrophysics, 24, 405, 1973 (with D.H. Rogstad and A.H. Rots).

"Gross Properties of Five Scd Galaxies as Determined from 21-cm Observations," Astrophysical Journal, 176, 315, 1972 (with D.H. Rogstad).

"Aperture Synthesis of Neutral Hydrogen in the Galaxy M101: I. Observations," Astronomy and Astrophysics, 13, 99, 1971 (with D.H. Rogstad).

"Hydrogen Line and Continuum Study of Maffei 2 by Radio Interferometer," Astrophysical Journal Letters, 169, L71,1971 (with L. Weliachew).