Oumuamua
Press Release
Dec 04, 2018
A Radio Search for Artificial Emissions from 'Oumuamua

“We were looking for a signal that would prove that this object incorporates some technology ..."

Felipe Perez Santiago
SETI Artists in Residence
Dec 03, 2018
Felipe Pérez Santiago Performs New Work Inspired by Jill Tarter

Felipe Pérez Santiago is the newest artist to join the SETI Artists-in-Residence (SETI AIR) program.

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Girl Scouts
Dec 03, 2018
Applications are Open for Girl Scouts Astronomy Adventure Destination Camp 2019

In 2019, SETI Institute will again join the Girl Scouts for Astronomy Adventure Destination Camp.

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Frontier Development Lab
FDL is an applied artificial intelligence research accelerator and public/private partnership between NASA Ames Research Center and the SETI Institute.
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Drake Equation
The Drake Equation was first presented by Drake in 1961 and identifies specific factors thought to play a role in the development of such civilizations. Although there is no unique solution to this equation, it is a generally accepted tool used by the scientific community to examine these factors.

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Big Picture Science
Big Picture Science is the weekly radio show and podcast of the SETI Institute. Hosted by Seth Shostak, SETI Institute Fellow and Senior Astronomer, and science journalist Molly Bentley, Big Picture Science explores modern science and technology through smart and humorous storytelling.
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Field Expedition
Dec 03, 2018
Nathalie Cabrol and NAI Team Return from Field Expedition to Chile

The SETI Institute's NAI team has just returned from a nearly month-long field expedition to the Andes.

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SETI
Nov 28, 2018
Humpback Whale Communication and the Search for Alien Intelligence

Laurance Doyle is using statistical tools to look for patterns in animal communication.

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Unistellar Update
Nov 27, 2018
What’s New with Unistellar?

Last year, the SETI Institute announced its exciting new partnership with Unistellar, a start-up developing the revolutionary new eVscope.

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Finding and Messaging ET: So What?

For more than four decades, astronomers have been searching for technosignatures: signals coming from  distant technological civilizations.


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