The Breakthrough Initiative - Listen and Megastructures at KIC 8463


Details

Date
Tuesday, February 23 2016 - 12:00 pm, PST
Speaker
Andrew Siemion
Affiliation
UC Berkeley
Description

Dr. Andrew Siemion, Director of the Berkeley SETI Research Center (BSRC) at the University of California, Berkeley, will present an overview of the Breakthrough Listen Initiative, 100-million-dollar, 10-year search for extraterrestrial intelligence.  Dr. Siemion will also discuss other SETI efforts ongoing at the BSRC, including the successful citizen science project SETI@Home, as well as a concerted effort to undertake panchromatic observations of the mysterious Kepler star KIC 8462852.

 

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