Activity Reports

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SETI Institute Activity Report January – March 2018

2018 has been a whirlwind at the SETI Institute already. SETI Institute researchers published in 49 peer-reviewed scientific journals (including Astrobiology, The Astrophysical Journal, Nature Astronomy, and Icarus), contributed 78 conference proceedings and abstracts and participated in 52 public talks, interviews and media stories. The SETI Institute also hosted the Decoding Alien Intelligence…
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Annual Activity Report 2017 of the SETI Institute

The scientists, educators and outreach professionals of the SETI Institute had yet another banner year of productivity in 2017. We are delighted to present our 2nd annual report, cataloging the research and education programs of the Institute, as well as the myriad of mainstream media stories about our people and our work. Among the highlights from this year’s report are 147 peer-reviewed…
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Carl Sagan Center Activity Report December 2017

Even during the busy holiday season, the work of the SETI Institute pushed forward. Scientists and researchers published in peer-reviewed journals, presented at scientific conferences and other professional events, and marked milestones in their research. In addition, they worked hard to share their learning with the public, through articles and interviews with the popular press, through public…
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Carl Sagan Center Activity Report November 2017

SETI Institute is a world-class center of scientific research. But that’s not all we do. In addition to the Carl Sagan Center for Research, our Center for Education and Center for Outreach work to share knowledge and learning with all humanity. The Center for Education promotes STEM education that teaches and excites children, young adults and educators, while the Center for Outreach engages with…
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Carl Sagan Center Activity Report October 2017

SETI Institute is a world-class center of scientific research. But that’s not all we do. In addition to the Carl Sagan Center for Research, our Center for Education and Center for Outreach work to share knowledge and learning with all humanity. The Center for Education promotes STEM education that teaches and excites children, young adults and educators, while the Center for Outreach engages with…
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Carl Sagan Center Activity Report September 2017

SETI Institute scientists and staff had a busy September. The Carl Sagan Center Activity Report for September 2017 is out and can be downloaded here. Here are some highlights: Peer-reviewed articles published or accepted for publication include: The New Horizons and Hubble Space Telescope search for rings, dust, and debris in the Pluto-Charon system (Icarus, co-author Mark Showalter)…
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Carl Sagan Center Activity Report August 2017

Summer vacations notwithstanding, August was active for SETI Institute researchers and staff. Download the report Some highlights include: 10 peer-reviewed articles published or accepted for publication. Topics include: Discontinuous drainage systems formed by highland precipitation and ground-water outflow in the Navua Valles and southwest Hadriacus Mons regions, Mars (Icarus) Goldstone and…
SETI Institute Fellows 2017

Carl Sagan Center Activity Report August 2017

Summer vacations notwithstanding, August was active for SETI Institute researchers and staff. Download the report Some highlights include: 10 peer-reviewed articles published or accepted for publication. Topics include: Discontinuous drainage systems formed by highland precipitation and ground-water outflow in the Navua Valles and southwest Hadriacus Mons regions, Mars (Icarus) Goldstone…
Activity Report May 2017

Activity Report of the SETI Institute - May 2017

The Carl Sagan Center Activity Report for May 2017 is out and can be downloaded here.    The SETI Institute scientists have had a busy spring and here are some highlights: - 19 papers accepted or published in peer-reviewed journals such as The Astronomical Journal, Icarus and The Astrophysical Journal - SETI Institute scientists participated in conferences and events including the…
Activity Report October 2016

Activity Report of the SETI Institute - October 2016

As the winter rains move in to Bay Area and the days get shorter, SETI Institute scientists are still keeping busy.  They continue to unravel more puzzles about our local celestial neighbors, as well as other worlds many light-years away.  Every day, researchers at the SETI Institute are expanding both our knowledge and understanding in the quest to find life beyond Earth. This work includes…