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Where in the Worlds has SETI Institute Been? Apr 30 - May 9, 2018

A roundup of what's happening at the SETI Institute
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Girl Scouts Cross the Golden Gate Bridge as They Bridge from Juniors to Cadettes and Reach for the Stars
The SETI Institute, along with other Girl Scouts Reaching for the Stars: NASA Science for Girl Scouts (Girl Scout Stars) partners, the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Girl Scouts of Northern California (GS NorCal), and Rockman et al, offered interactive astronomy activities for Girl Scouts at the 2018 celebration.
May 02, 2018
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Scientist Seeking Signs of Extraterrestrial Life to Receive the SETI Institute’s Drake Award
On June 14, 2018, the SETI Institute will recognize Victoria S. Meadows with the 2018 Drake Award in celebration of her contributions to the field of astrobiology and her work as a researcher, leader and inspiration for everyone working in her field.
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Where in the Worlds has SETI Institute Been? Apr 16 - 22, 2018
A roundup of what's happening at the SETI Institute
April 30, 2018
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An Update on the Potential Habitability of TRAPPIST-1. No Aliens yet, but We’ve Learned a lot.
What have we learned a year later about this planetary system, which is located only 41 light-years from Earth.
April 24, 2018
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What can a fake gorilla teach us about the search for space aliens?
A new paper argues that the 'cosmic gorilla effect' may be hampering our ability to find E.T.
April 23, 2018
Felipe Perez Santiago
SETI Artists-in-Residence Felipe Pérez Santiago to Perform at Montalvo Arts Center
Following Felipe's performance on April 27, he will be joined in conversation by SETI Institute President and CEO Bill Diamond, visual artist and SETI AIR Program Director Charles Lindsay, SETI Institute co-founder Jill Tarter, Lucas Artists Program Fellow Jen Bervin and Montalvo Lucas Artists Program Curator Donna Conwell.
April 23, 2018

News and Announcements

  We're hiring: Director of Education
The Research Assistant will be assisting in a variety of projects related to the development of MapX, a micro-pore optics X-ray spectro-imager designed to image mineral samples in X-ray.
  We're hiring: Kepler/K2 Support Scientist
NASA’s K2 mission delivers high-precision space-borne photometry which enables ground-breaking science in all areas of astrophysics, including exoplanet science, stellar astrophysics, extragalactic physics, and solar system science.
  Geminids Meteor shower Dec. 12 -15, 2017
The Geminids should be visible from December 12-15, peaking on the 13th. Additionally, on December 16, the asteroid Phaeton will pass so close to Earth that it will be possible to see it moving between stars.
  CAMS detected unexpected meteor activity from alpha Monocerotids in Nov 2017
  Seeing Pluto With Your Own Eyes From Your Backyard With Unistellar's eVscope
One of the biggest challenges in popular astronomy is finding specific objects in the night sky. Most nebulae, galaxies, and asteroids are invisible to the naked eye, and locating them in the immense vastness of space has frustrated people for centuries.
  POTENTIAL NEW METEOR SHOWER FROM COMET C/2015 D4 (BORISOV)
Peter Jenniskens and Esko Lyytinen report that the dust trail of 700-year comet Borisov, who just passed perihelion in 2014, will be in the Earth's path on 2017 July 29 at 00:22 UT.
  FDL Call for Applications - Planetary Science
The 2017 8-week program is still accepting qualified participants and will run June 26 - August 18, 2017. Applications will be accepted until the closing date of the 19th of May.
  FDL Call for Applications - Data Science
The 2017 8-week program is still accepting qualified participants and will run June 26 - August 18, 2017. Applications will be accepted until the closing date of the 19th of May.
  Moonlet of Saturn, Pan
Everyone has been talking about this new image from Cassini showing a close up of the Saturn moonlet Pan – stunning!
  New class of metal-organic compounds found in meteorites

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