Technical Publications

Jill Tarter
Bernard Oliver Chair

Liebert, J., Allen, C., Schweizer, F., and Tarter, J.C.  “Evolution of Super-Helium Rich 2 MO Stars,” P.A.S.P. 83, p. 626 (1971).

Silk, J. and Tarter, J.C.  “Groups and Clusters of Galaxies:  The Case for a Clumpy Intergalactic Medium,” Ap. J.183, p. 387 (1973).

Tarter, J.C. and Silk, J.  “Current Constraints on Hidden Mass in the Coma Cluster,” Q.J.R.A.S. 15, p. 122 (1974).

Wright, M., Tarter, J.C., and Silk, J.  “Limits on the Neutral Hydrogen Content of Coma and Other Clusters,”Astron. & Astrophys. 36, p. 441 (1974).

Cuzzi, J.N., Black, D.C., Clark, T.A., and Tarter, J.C.  “SETI:  A Preliminary Search for Narrowband Signals at Microwave Frequencies.”  Proceedings of COSPAR Meeting, June 1977, Tel Aviv, Israel (1977).

Black, D.C., Cuzzi, J.N., Clark, T.A., Tarter, J.C., and Connors, M.  “Searching for Extraterrestrial Intelligence:  The Ultimate Exploration,” Mercury, July-August, 3 (1977).

Tarter, J.C.  “Brown Dwarfs and Black Holes,” Astronomy, April 18 (1978).

Tarter, J.C.  “Some Problems with the Interpretation of Recent Microwave Background Observations in the Direction of Galaxy Clusters, or, Beware of Negative Antenna Temperatures,” Ap. J. 220, pp. 749-755 (1978).

Tarter, J.C. and Wright, M.C.H.  “Improved Limits of Intergalactic Intracluster HI in the Coma Cluster,” Astron. & Astrophys. 76, p. 127 (1979). 

Tarter, J.C., Cuzzi, J.N., Black, D.C., Clark, T.A., Stull, M., and Drake, F.D.  “SETI:  High Sensitivity Searches at NASA with High Speed Tape Recorders.”  Paper #79-A-43 from 8th International CETI Review Symposium of the International Academy of Astronautics in Munich, Germany (1979).

Zuckerman, B. and Tarter, J.C.  “Is There Anyone Out There?”  Nature 281, p. 528 (1979).

Tarter, J.C.  “Radio Searches for Other Civilizations.”  Proceedings of Conference on Life in the Universe sponsored by UNESCO, Council of Europe GRECC, November 1979, Paris, France (1979).

Tarter, J.C.  “The Cosmic Haystack.”  Nov. 16th presentation as special consultant to Harlan Smith Working Group on SETI of the National Academy of Sciences Astronomy and Astrophysics for the 1980s Survey Committee (1979).

Tarter, J.C., Cuzzi, J., Black, D.C., and Clark, T.A.  “A High Sensitivity Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence at 18 CM,” Icarus 42, p. 136 (1980).

Tarter, J.C.  “Communication with Extraterrestrial Intelligence:  Report on IAA 8th Annual CETI Review in Munich, Germany,” Cosmic Search 2, p. 18 (1980).

Tarter, J.C.  “Life in the Universe:  Report on a Conference of the Council of Europe in Paris, France,” Cosmic Search, 2, p. 19 (1980).

Reynolds, R.T., Tarter, J.C., and Walker, R.G.  “A Proposed Search of the Solar Neighborhood for Sub-Stellar Objects,” Icarus 44, p. 772 (1980).

J. Billingham, J., Edelson, R., Gulkis, S., Olsen, E.T., Oliver, B.M., Tarter, J.C., and Seeger, C.L.  “A Search Strategy for SETI.”  Paper #IAA-80-57 presented at 9th CETI Review Meeting of the International Academy of Astronautics in Tokyo, Japan (1980).

Bowyer, C.S., Zeitlin, G.M., Tarter, J.C., Lampton, M., and Welch, W.  “Analysis of SETI Data Collected in the Parasitic Mode.”  Paper #IAA-80-58 from 9th International CETI Review Meeting of the International Academy of Astronautics in Tokyo, Japan (1980).

Zuckerman, B. and Tarter, J.C.  “Microwave Searches in the U.S.A. and Canada,” Strategies for the Search for Life in the Universe, M. D. Papagiannis (ed.), D. Reidel Publishing Co., pp. 81-92 (1981).

Gulkis, S., Olsen, E.T., and Tarter, J.C.  “A Bimodal Search Strategy for SETI,” Strategies for the Search for Life in the Universe, M. D. Papagiannis (ed.), D. Reidel Publishing Co., pp. 93-105 (1981). 

Wolfe, J., Edelson, R.E., Billingham, J., Crow, R.B., Gulkis, S., Olsen, E.T., Oliver, B.M., Peterson, A.M., Seeger, C.L., and Tarter, J.C.  “SETI - The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence:  Plans and Rationale,” Life in the Universe, J. Billingham (ed.), The MIT Press, pp. 391-417 (1981).

Tarter, J.C. and Israel, F.P.  “A Symbiotic Approach to SETI Observations:  Use of Radio Maps from the Westerbork Synthesis Radio Telescope.”  Paper #IAA-81-299 from 10th International CETI Review Symposium of the International Academy of Astronautics in Rome, Italy, September, 1981; Acta Astronautica9, pp. 415-419 (1982).

Tarter, J.C. and Israel, F.P.  “A Symbiotic Approach to SETI:  Use of Radio Maps from the Westerbork Synthesis Telescope!”  Bull. AAS 13, p. 840.  Poster paper presented at the 159th AAS Meeting, Boulder, Colorado (1982).

Tarter, J.C.  “Searching for Them:  Interstellar Communication,” Astronomy, October issue (1982).

Tarter, J.C.  “Synopsis of International Activities Relating to the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI).”  Briefing paper prepared for Senator William Proxmire and staff at the request of Dr. Carl Sagan (Planetary Society) (1982). 

Bowyer, C.S., Zeitlin, G.M., Tarter, J.C., Lampton, M., and Welch, W.  “The Berkeley Parasitic SETI Program.”  Paper #F.1.4.6 presented by C. S. Bowyer at Twenty-Fourth COSPAR Meeting in Ottawa, Canada (to be published in Advances in Space Exploration) (1982).

Shostak, S. and Tarter, J.C.  “SIGNAL (Search for Intelligence in the Galactic Nucleus with the Array of the Lowlands).”  Paper #IAA-82-262 presented at 11th CETI Review Meeting of the Academy of Astronautics in Paris, France (1982).  Published in ActAstronautica, Vol. 12 No. 5, p. 369 (1985).

Tarter, J.C., Duquet, R.T., Clark, T., and Lesyna, L.  “Recent SETI Observations at Arecibo.”  Paper #IAA-82-263 presented at 11th CETI Review Meeting of the International Academy of Astronautics in Paris, France.  Bull. AAS. 14, p. 885, poster paper presented at the 161st AAS Meeting, Boston, MA (1982).  Acta Astronautica 10, p. 277 (1983).

Bowyer, C.S., Zeitlin, G.M., Tarter, J.C., Lampton, M., and Welch, W.  “The Berkeley Parasitic SETI Program,”Icarus 53, pp. 147-155 (1983).

Tarter, J.C. and Lawless, J.  “Book Review of Space Travelers:  The Bringers of Life by Fred Hoyle and Chandra Wickramasinghe,” Sky and Telescope 65, p. 331 (1983).

Tarter, J.C.  “SETI Program.”  Letter to Science 22, April, p. 359 (1983).

Tarter, J.C.  “NASA’s First Systematic Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI):  Implications of this Conference.”  Paper presented at Conference on Interstellar Migration in Los Alamos, New Mexico, May 23-25 (1983).  Published in Interstellar Migration and the Human Experience, B. R. Finney and E. M. Jones (eds.), University of California Press (1985).

Tarter, J.C.  “SETI at Arecibo,” The Planetary Report 3, p. 16 (1983).

Tarter, J.C.  “SETI and Serendipity,” SETI Science Working Group Report, F. Drake and J. Wolfe (eds.), NASA Technical Publication 2244, p. 91, 93 (1983).

Tarter, J.C.  “SETI and Serendipity,” Bull. AAS 15, p. 1001 (1983).  Poster Paper presented at 163rd AAS Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, Jan. 8-11 (1984).

Tarter, J.C.  “SETI and Serendipity.”  Paper #IAA-83-282 presented at 12th CETI Review Meeting of the International Academy of Astronautics in Budapest, Hungary, (1983) Acta Astronautica 11, p. 387 (1984).

Tarter, J.C.  “Report from Budapest:  CETI,” Spaceflight 26, p. 142 (1984).

Tarter Committee.  “Background Paper on Observational Exobiology,” prepared for First Workshop on Exobiology from Earth Orbit at NASA Ames Research Center, August (1984).

Tarter, J.C.  “Report from the SETI Observatory.”  Talk presented at URSI General Assembly August 28 - September 5 (1984).

Tarter, J.C.  “The Detectability of Extraterrestrials and How to Search (SETI) for Them.”  Published inExtraterrestrials:  Science and Alien Intelligence, E. Regis (ed.), Cambridge University Press (1985).

Tarter, J.C.  “SETI Observations Worldwide.”  Published in Proceedings of IAU Symposium 112, M. D. Papagiannis (ed.), D. Reidel Publishing Company, pp. 271-289 (1985).

Tarter, J.C.  “SETI Observations Worldwide.”  Published in The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, K. I. Kellerman and G. A. Seielstad (eds.) (1985).

Wertheimer, D., Tarter, J.C., and Bowyer, C.S.  “SERENDIP II Design.”  Published in Proceedings of IAU Symposium 112, M. D. Papagiannis (ed.), D. Reidel Publishing Company, pp. 421-424 (1985).

Tarter, J.C.  “Using the Very Large Array (VLA) and Other Radio Telescopes to Perform a Parasitic Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI).”  Paper #IAF-84-245 from the 13th International CETI Review Meeting of the International Academy of Astronautics in Lausanne, Switzerland (1984).  Acta Astronautica Vol. 12  No. 11, pp. 959-962 (1985).

Tarter, J.C.  “Parasitic, Piggyback and Opportunistic SETI:  It’s Cheap and It Just Might Work!”  Bull. AAS 16, p. 999 (1985).  Poster paper presented at 165th AAS Meeting, Tucson, Arizona, January 13-16 (1985).

Tarter, J.C.  “Preliminary Results of SETI Field Tests at Goldstone.”  Talk presented at North American Radio Science (URSI) Meeting, Vancouver, B.C., June 17-21 (1985).

Tarter, J.C.  “Observational Exobiology.”  Talk presented at Second Symposium on Chemical Evolution and the Origin and Evolution of Life, Moffett Field, CA, July 23-26 (1985).

Tarter, J.C.  “Goldstone Field Test Activities:  Target Search.”  Talk presented at Second Symposium on Chemical Evolution and the Origin and Evolution of Life, Moffett Field, CA, July 23-26 (1985).

Tarter, J.C., Black, D.C., Billingham, J.  “Review of Methodology and Technology Available for the Detection of Extrasolar Planetary Systems.”  Paper #IAA-85-493 presented at Symposium on Interstellar Space Exploration of the International Academy of Astronautics in Stockholm, Sweden  (1985).  JBIS 39, p. 418 (1986).

Tarter, J.C.  “The Cosmic Haystack and Recent U.S. SETI Programs.”  Presented at SETI - 81 Symposium in Tallinn, Estonia, December 1981, published in Problema Poiska Jeeznee yo Vselennoi (Russian) (1986).

Tarter, J.C.  “A Review of the Experimental Studies on the Search for Messages from Extraterrestrial Civilizations (Optical and Radio).”  Presented at SETI - 81 Symposium in Tallinn, Estonia, December 1981, published in Problema Poiska Jeeznee yo Vselennoi (Russian) (1986).

Tarter, J.C.  “Statistics of ‘Excess’ Observatory Noise at the Nançay Telescope and Elsewhere.”  Paper #IAA-85-473 presented at the 14th International CETI Review Meeting of the International Academy of Astronautics (1985).  JBIS 39 No. 3, p. 140 (1986).

Tarter, J.C.  “An Historical Perspective:  Brown is Not a Color.”  Published in Astrophysics of Brown Dwarfs, Kafatos, Harrington, Maran (eds.), Cambridge University Press, pp. 121-138 (1986).

Tarter, J.C. and Welch, W.  “A Cloud Collision Model for Water Maser Excitation,” Ap. J. 305, p. 467 (1986).

Tarter, J.C.  “The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence,” Atlas of the Universe, 1986 edition of the National Geographic Society (1986).

Tarter, J.C.  “Notes and News, IAU Symposium No. 115 on Star Forming Regions.”  Bulletin of the Astronomical Society of India, Vol. 14, No. 1., pp. 59-63 (1986).

Klein, H.P., Tarter, J.C., DeFrees, D., Brownlee, D., Usher, D., and Irvine, W.  “Exobiology in Earth Orbit,”Origins of Life, Vol. 16, p. 419 (1986).

Tarter, J.C.  “Survey of Earth Orbital Telescopes and Their Potential for Exobiology,” Advances in Space, G. Horneck (ed.), Permagon Press, pp. 219-226 (1986).

Cohen, R.J., Downs, G., Emmerson, R., Grimm, M., Gulkis, S., Stevens, G., and Tarter, J.C.  “Narrow Polarized Components in the OH 1612 MHz Maser Emission from Supergiant OH-IR Sources,” M.N.R.A.S. 225, p. 491 (1987).

Co-wrote and edited (with Geoff Haines-Stiles) and narrated NASA video on SETI “Quest for Contact” (32 minutes).  Offered for sale in 1988 ASP Astronomy Selectory as Item Number VT100.

Tarter, J.C.  “The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence,” World Book Encyclopedia, Vol. 6, pp. 466-467 (1988).

Tarter, J.C.  “Field Test Results with the Targeted Search MCSA,” Bioastronomy-The Next Steps, G. Marx (ed.), pp. 357-362 (1988).

“Conference Report on Exobiology in Earth Orbit Workshops” (in press), H. P. Klein, W. Irvine, D. DeFrees, J. C. Tarter (eds.).

Tarter, J.C.  “SETI:  Should Earthlings Tackle It?”  Letter to the Editor, Physics Today 41, p. 142 (1988).

Tarter, J.C.  “SETI Field Tests with the MCSA 1.0 Prototype and Plans for Radio Astronomical Observations.”  Paper #IAA-88-539, presented at the 39th Congress of the International Astronautical Federation,  Bangalore, India, October 8-15 (1988).

Biraud, F. and Tarter, J.C.  “Conclusion of the Selected Target Search at the Nançay Observatory.”  Paper #IAA-88-542, presented at the 39th Congress of the International Astronautical Federation,  Bangalore, India, October 8-15 (1988).

Tarter, J.C.  “Bridges From New Worlds,” Space Technology International 1989, R. Turnill (ed.), Cornhill Publications Limited, London (1989).

Tarter, J.C.  “SETI:  The Farthest Frontier,” Frontiers of Science, A. Scott (ed.), Basil Blackwell Limited, Oxford, pp. 185-199 (1989).

Tarter, J.C.  “As Bad As Things Are for Radio Astronomy In the Protected Bands — They Are Worse for SETI!”  To be published in proceedings of IAU Colloquium 112, David Crawford (ed.) (1989).

Tarter, J.C.  “SETI:  Finding Extraterrestrial Technology May Be Easier than Finding Other Life.”  Presented at AAAS Meeting in January 1989, to be published in Path of Life:  From the Big Bang to the Big Brain, Bevin French (ed.).

Billingham, J. and Tarter, J.C.  “Detection of the Earth with the SETI Microwave Observing System Assumed to be Operating Out in the Galaxy.”  Paper #IAA-89-647 presented at the 19th International SETI Review Meeting of the International Academy of Astronautics, Malaga, Spain (1989).

Heidmann, J., Biraud, F., and Tarter, J.C.  “Pulsar Aided SETI Experimental Observations.”  Paper #IAA-89-642 presented at the 19th International SETI Review Meeting of the International Academy of Astronautics, Malaga, Spain (1989).

Tarter, J.C. “Radio Frequency Interference at Jodrell Bank within the Protected 21 cm Band.”  Paper #IAA-86-425 presented at the 15th International SETI Review Meeting of the International Academy of Astronautics, Innsbruck, Austria (1989).  Specia issue Acta Astronautica 19, No. 11, C.L. Seeger and A.R. Martin (eds.) pp. 907-912 (1989).

“SETI Post Detection Protocol.”  Special Issue Acta Astronautica, Vol. 21, No. 2, J.C. Tarter and M.A. Michaud (eds.) (1990).

Gulkis, S., Biraud, F., Heidmann, J., Tarter, J.C.  “Technical Considerations on Using the Large Nancay Radio Telescope for SETI.”  JPL SETI Preprint Series No. 007, May (1990).

Michaud, M.A., Billingham, J., and Tarter, J.C.  “A Reply From Earth?”  Paper #IAA-90-591 presented at the 41st Congress of the International Astronautical Federation, Dresden, Germany (1990).

Tarter, J.C. and Rummel, J. “Exobiology and SETI From the Lunar Farside,”           American Institute of Physics, pp. 99-106 (1990).

“Carbon in the Galaxy:  Studies from Earth and Space.”  J. C. Tarter, S. Chang and D. DeFrees (eds.), NASA Conference Publication 3061 (1990).

Tarter, J.C. and Klein, M.J.  “SETI:  On the Telescope and On the Drawing Board.”  Paper presented at the 3rd Bioastronomy Symposium in Val Cenis, France (1990).  Published in Bioastronomy:  The Search for Extraterrestrial Life - The Exploration Broadens, J. Heidmann and M. J. Klein (eds.) Springer-Verlag, NY, pp. 229-235 (1991).

Billingham, J., Michaud, M.A., and Tarter, J.C.  “The Declaration of Principles for Activities Following the Detection of Extraterrestrial Intelligence.”  Paper presented at the 3rd Bioastronomy Symposium in Val Cenis, France (1990).  Published in Bioastronomy:  The Search for Extraterrestrial Life - The Exploration Broadens, J. Heidmann and M. J. Klein (eds.) Springer-Verlag, NY, pp. 379-386 (1991).

Tarter, J.C., Backus, P.R., Cullers, D.K., Dreher, J.W., Hlavka, C. and Jordan, J.  “Trying to do Science Using High Spectral Resolution SETI Prototypes.”  Poster presented at the 3rd Bioastronomy Symposium in Val Cenis, France (1990).  Published in Bioastronomy:  The Search for Extraterrestrial Life - The Exploration Broadens, J. Heidmann and M. J. Klein (eds.) Springer-Verlag, NY, p. 283 (1991).

Dreher, J.W., Tarter, J.C., and Werthimer, D.  “A 1 Hz Resolution RFI Survey:  Preliminary Results.”  Paper presented at the 3rd Bioastronomy Symposium in Val Cenis, France (1990).  Published in Bioastronomy:  The Search for Extraterrestrial Life - The Exploration Broadens, J. Heidmann and M. J. Klein (eds.) Springer-Verlag, NY, pp. 217-222 (1991).

Tarter, J.C.  “The Search for Life Beyond the Solar System.”  Paper presented at the Frontiers of Life Conference, Blois, France, October 14-19 (1991).  Frontiers of Life, J.&K. Trân Thanh Vân, J.C. Mounoulou, J. Schneider, and C. McKay (eds.), Editions Frontières, France, pp. 351-397 (1992).

Tarter, J.C.  “Summary of Interference Measurements at Selected Radio Observatories.”  Paper #IAA-90-580 presented at the 41st Congress of the International Astronautical Federation, Dresden, Germany (1990). Acta Astronautica 26, No. 3/4, pp. 233-238 (1992).

Tarter, J.C.  “SETI in the United States.”  Paper presented at the World Space Congress,     Washington, DC, August 28-September 5, 1992.  To be published in book of          proceedings (P. Backus, ed.).

Billingham, J. and Tarter, J.C.  “SETI (Search for ExtraTerrestrial Intelligence).”  In Space Biology and Medicine, Vol. 1:  Space and its Exploration.  Ivanov, M., Kotelnikov, V., and Rummel, J., eds.  American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Washington, DC, pp. 247-273 (1993).

Tarter, J.C.  “SETI Concerns - Jill Tarter replies.”  Letter to the Editor, Sky & Telescope, p. 7 (March 1993).

Tarter, J.C.  “The NASA High Resolution Microwave Survey.”  News Letter of the Astronomical Society of New York, Vol. IV, No. 4.  A.G. Davis Philip (ed.), L. Davis Press, Inc., pp. 5-12 (August 1993).

Tarter, J.C.  The Current State of Searches for Extra-Solar System Planets.”  Third Decennial US-USSR Conference on SETI, G. Seth Shostak, ed.  ASP Conference Series, Vol. 47, pp. 166-173 (1993).

Tarter, J.C.  “Past and Future Observing Plans,” article in SETI News, 1st Quarter, Vol. 3, No. 1 (1994).

J.C. Tarter, “Project Phoenix Heads South!” article in SETI News, 4th Quarter, Vol. 3, No. 3 (1994).

J.C. Tarter and M.J. Klein, “HRMS:  Where We’ve Been, and Where We’re Going.” Paper presented at the Bioastronomy Symposium:  Progress in the Search for Extraterrestrial Life, Santa Cruz, CA, August 1993. ASP Conference Series, Vol. 74, S. Shostak (ed.) San Francisco, pp. 456-469 (1995).

J.C. Tarter, D. Milne, K. O’Sullivan, C. Stoneburner, et al., The Evolution of a Planetary System, The SETI Academy Planet Project.  Teacher’s guide for grades 5-6.  Three more guides to be published in Fall 1995.  Teacher Ideas Press, Englewood, Colorado (1995).

J.C. Tarter, “What’s Next for Phoenix?” article in SETI News, 3rd Quarter, Vol. 4, No. 2 (1995).

J.C. Tarter, “Project Phoenix:  Looking Up From Down Under.”  CSIRO Space Industry News 68, pp. 8-9.  CSIRO Office of Space Science & Applications, Canberra (1996).

J.C. Tarter, “Project Phoenix:  The Australian Deployment.”  Paper #2704-04 presented at SPIE’s International Symposium OE/LASE ’96, Jan. 31 - Feb. 1, 1996, San Jose, CA.  Published in The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) in the Optical Spectrum II, Vol. 2704, S.A. Kingsley, G.A. Lemarchand, Eds.  Bellingham, WA, pp. 24-34 (1996). 

J. Billingham, E. DeVore, J.C. Tarter, D. Milne, K. O’Sullivan, and C. Stoneburner, “The Life in the Universe Series.”  Paper presented by J. Billingham at IAU Colloquium 162, London (July 8-12, 1996).

J.C. Tarter, P.R. Backus, G. Heiligman, J.W. Dreher, S. Laroque, “Studies of Radio Frequency Interference at Parkes Observatory.”  Paper #IAA-96-IAA.9.1.09 presented at 47th IAF Congress, Beijing, China (Oct. 7-11, 1996).  To be published in special issue of Acta Astronautica.

J.C. Tarter, “One Telescope is Not Enough!” article in SETI News, 2nd Quarter, Vol. 5, No. 2 (1996).

J.C. Tarter, “The Search for Intelligent Life in the Universe.” Plenary Session on The Origin and Early Evolution of Life (Part I); Reflection on Science at the Dawn of the Third Millennium (Part II), Commentarii Vol. IV, N. 4, Pontificia Academia Scientiarum, Città del Vaticano, pp. 263-268 (1997).

J.C. Tarter, “Results from Project Phoenix:  Looking Up from Down Under.”  Astronomical and Biochemical Origins and the Search for Life in the Universe, C.B. Cosmovici, S. Bowyer, and D. Werthimer, eds., Editrice Compositori, Bologna, Italy, pp. 633-643 (1997).

J.C. Tarter, “Project Phoenix and Beyond.”  Pesek lecture presented at 48th IAF Congress, Turin, Italy (Oct. 6 - 10, 1997).  Acta Astronautica Vol. 41, Nos. 4-10, Elsevier Science Ltd., Great Britain, pp. 613-622 (1998).

J.C. Tarter, “SETI and the Religions of the Universe.”  Presented at the Many Worlds:  The New Universe and Its Implications for Theology Symposium.  Sponsored by the John Templeton Foundation, Nassau, The Bahamas (November 22-24, 1998).

J.C. Tarter and C.F. Chyba, “Is There Life Elsewhere in the Universe?”  Scientific American, Vol. 281, No. 6, pp. 80-85 (December 1999).

J.C. Tarter, “Small Steps Ellie, Small Steps,” article in SETI News, 3rd Quarter, Vol. 8, No. 2 (1999).

J.C. Tarter, “The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence:  Where We Are; Where We’re Headed.”  Center for Human Evolution, the Evolution of Human Intelligence.  Proceedings of Workshops No. 1 (November 12-13, 1998) and No. 2 (February 11-12, 1999).  Foundation for the Future, Bellevue, pp. 71-78 (2000).

J.C. Tarter, Y. Pendleton, E. DeVore, K. O’Sullivan, and S. Taylor, “Voyages Through Time:  Everything Evolves.”  Bioastronomy ’99:  A New Era in Bioastronomy. Proceedings of a Conference held on the Kohala Coast, Hawaii, 2-6 Aug. 1999, ASP Conference Series 213, pp. 689-694 (2000).

J.C. Tarter, “The Mother of All Radio Telescopes,” article in SETI News, 3rd Quarter, Vol. 9, No. 2 (2000).

I. Almar and J.C. Tarter, “The Discovery of ETI as a High-Consequence, Low-Probability Event,” Paper #IAA-00-IAA.9.2.01 presented at 51st IAF Congress, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Oct. 2-6, 2000).  To be published in special issue of Acta Astronautica.

J.C. Tarter, “SETI 2020:  A Roadmap for Future SETI Observing Projects,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 4273, the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) in the Optical Spectrum III, S.A. Kingsley, R. Bhathal, eds., pp. 93-103 (2001).

J.C. Tarter, “SETI: The Next Forty Years,” Cosmic Horizons: Astronomy at the Cutting Edge, S. Soter and N. deGrasse Tyson, eds.  The New Press, New York, pp. 218-224 (2001).

J.C. Tarter, “The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI),” Annu. Rev. Astron. Astrophys, Vol. 39, pp. 511-548 (2001).

J.C. Tarter, “Foreword,” in The Search for Life in the Universe, 3rd Edition, D. Goldsmith and T. Owen, eds., University Science Books, Sausalito, CA, pp. xiii-xiv (2001).

J.C. Tarter, “What Is SETI?” Cosmic Questions, Vol. 950 of the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, James B. Miller, ed., New York (2001).

T.J.W. Lazio, J.C. Tarter, and P. Backus, “Megachannel Extraterrestrial Assay Candidates: No Transmissions from Intrinsically Steady Sources,” Astron. J. 124, pp. 560-564 (2002).

J.C. Tarter, J.W. Dreher, S.W. Ellingson, and W.J. Welch, “Recent Progress and Current Activities in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI),” Review of Radio Science 1999-2002, W. Ross Stone, ed., IEEE Press, Wiley & Sons, Inc. Piscataway, NJ, Chapter 36, pp. 901-931 (2002).

J.C. Tarter, “Search for Extraterrestrial Life,” Encyclopedia of Space Science and Technology, Hans Mark, ed., Wiley & Sons, Inc., Vol. 1, pp. 1-25 (2003).

J.C. Tarter, “Ongoing Debate over Cosmic Neighbors,” book review for If the Universe Is Teeming with Aliens…Where Is Everybody? by Stephen Webb, Science, Vol. 299, pp. 46-47 (Jan. 3 2003).

M.C. Turnbull and J.C. Tarter, “Target Selection for SETI. I. A Catalog of Nearby Habitable Stellar Systems,”ApJS Vol. 145, pp. 181-198 (March 2003).

J.C. Tarter, “Recent Performance Testing Results Using the 3-element Production Test Array for the Allen Telescope Array,” AAS Bulletin, Vol. 35, No. 1, p. 577 (2003).

M.C. Turnbull and J.C. Tarter, “Target Selection for SETI. II. Tycho-2 Dwarfs, Old Open Clusters, and the Nearest 100 Stars,” ApJS Vol. 149, pp.423-436 (2003).

T.J.W. Lazio, J.C. Tarter, and D.J. Wilner, “The Cradle of Life,” New Astronomy Reviews 48, pp. 985-991 (2004).

J.C. Tarter, “Astrobiology and SETI,” New Astronomy Reviews 48, pp. 1543-1549 (2004).

D. DeBoer, W.J. Welch, J.C. Tarter et al., “The Allen Telescope Array,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 5489, Ground-Based Telescopes, J.M. Oschmann, ed., pp. 1021-1028 (2004).

D. DeBoer, R. Ackermann, J.C. Tarter et al., “The Allen Telescope Array,” Experimental Astronomy 17, pp. 19-34 (2004), Springer (2005).

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