Earth Impacting Debris from Comets and Asteroids

, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This talk will be presented by the UCLA department of Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences. SETI Institute Senior Research Scientist Peter Jenniskens will present.

VB Summit 2018

, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Silicon Valley's only intimate AI event. Limited to 180 execs (VP and above). Focused on breakthrough results in AI & ML. Spanning across industries and functions.
Andromeda Galaxy

Intergalactic light beams might be just the ticket for making contact with space aliens

For more than a half century, we’ve been scanning the skies for radio signals that might be evidence of an alien civilization.
Technicians lift the mirror of the James Webb Space Telescope using a crane at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. The telescope’s 18-segmented gold mirror is specially designed to capture infrared light from the first galaxies that formed in the early universe. Laura Betz/AP

SETI Institute in the news September 27 - October 3, 2018

James Webb Space Telescope: A New Eye on the Sky Excitement for the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) hasn’t abated despite numerous delays and scientists in the field of extraterrestrial detection are especially eager to test its capabilities.

Peninsula Astronomical Society: Celebrating Stephen Hawking: How Black Holes are Not Quite Black

, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Scientists and science enthusiasts are mourning the passing of Stephen Hawking, one of the great minds and spirits of our time.
Illustration of a Dyson Sphere by Danielle Futselaar, originally for METI International, www.artsource.nl

SETI Institute in the news September 20 - September 26, 2018

SETI Institute Scientists Present at NASA Technosignatures Workshop In the decades since NASA’s funding for the search for extraterrestrial intelligence was cut off by Congress, the SETI Institute took on the important work of seeking to answer the question: Are we

From Cowboys to Communities: Changing the Face of Space Exploration

, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
SETI Talks are presented by the SETI Institute and SRI International.
Jill Tarter Portrait, Photograph by Michelle Groskopf

SETI Institute in the news September 13 - September 19, 2018

Joining Forces for Science: Jill Tarter and Margaret Turnbull Jill Tarter, cofounder of the SETI Institute and Chair Emeritus for SETI Research, was named as one of Wired Magazine’s 25th anniversary Icons; she in turn was asked to nominate someone “who wil

Why solar observatory's mysterious closure sparked talk of aliens

Out-of-this-world explanations got lots of traction when New Mexico facility suddenly shut down.