trappist 1

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.
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Previously Featured

curiosity rover
Where in the Worlds has SETI Institute Been? Apr 2 - 8, 2018
A roundup of what's happening at the SETI Institute
April 13, 2018
sofia
SETI Institute Researchers Presented with FILMSS Star Award
Bruce Clarke, Stefan Rosner and Bill Wohler of the SETI Institute, along with their colleague Jeff Huang of Logyx, were recognized for their contributions to SOFIA’s (Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy) High-resolution Airborne Wideband Camera-plus (HAWC+) Acceptance Review team.
April 13, 2018
ufo
Where in the Worlds has SETI Institute Been? - Mar 26 - Apr 1, 2018
A roundup of what's happening at the SETI Institute
March 30, 2018
Andrew Siemion April 09, 2018
Andrew Siemion Named Bernard M. Oliver Chair of SETI at the SETI Institute
In collaboration with the University of California, Berkeley, the SETI Institute today announced the appointment of Dr. Andrew P.V. Siemion, Astrophysicist and Director of the U.C. Berkeley SETI Research Center, to the Bernard M. Oliver Chair of SETI Research at the SETI Institute.
radiation workshop
Presentations for the NASA’s 2017 Space Radiation Workshop Co-Sponsored by the SETI Institute Available Now
Last November the SETI Institute co-sponsored NASA’s 2017 Space Radiation Workshop which was held at NASA Ames Research Center to explore ways to enable data-rich characterization, forecasting and monitoring of space radiation environments.
April 03, 2018
fdl
NASA Frontier Development Lab Application Deadline Extended to April 13
FDL is an applied artificial intelligence research accelerator that will run June 25 – August 17, 2018.
April 03, 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: Web and Database Developer
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: Research Assistant
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.

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