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SETI Institute and Girl Scouts Celebrate New Space Science Badges

August 14, 2018 (Mountain View, CA)—The SETI Institute and Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) have come toget
Close Encounters of the Third Kind.

How can you tell if that ET story is real? St Andrews scientists revise the Rio Scale for alien encounters

July 24, Mountain View, CA -- A team of international researchers, led by scientists from the University of St Andrews and the SETI Institute in Mountain View, California, redefines alien detection scale.
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Kx extends relationship with NASA Frontier Development Lab and the SETI Institute

London, UK (10 July 2018) Announcing today that the NASA Frontier Development Lab (FDL) will continue to use Kx’s analytics capabilities to build on its space research success in this summer’s mission.
Search team pointing to the first meteorite found

Fragment of Impacting Asteroid Recovered In Botswana

(Mountain View, CA, July 6, 2018) A meteorite was found in Botswana’s Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) that is a fragment of asteroid 2018 LA. This small asteroid was discovered in space by the University of Arizona's Catalina Sky Survey on June 2, 2018, eight hours before hitting Earth.
SETI Institute and Frontier Development Lab

NASA FDL Leverages Public/Private Partnership to Push New Boundaries of Space Science with Artificial Intelligence

(Mountain View, CA, June 26, 2018) The NASA Frontier Development Lab (FDL) has announced it will apply artificial intelligence (AI) to four key space challenges.
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Scientist Seeking Signs of Extraterrestrial Life to Receive the SETI Institute’s Drake Award

Mountain View, CA – Victoria Meadows wants to know what life beyond Earth looks like.
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SETI Institute-Unistellar Partnership Promises to Revolutionize Amateur Astronomy

July 18, 2017 Mountain View, CA, USA and Marseille, France — The SETI Institute and French startup Unistellar, announced a partnership today to commercialize a new telescope that promises to deliver an unparalleled view of the cosmos to amateur astronomers, and provide the opportunity to
Mars surface

New Studies of Clay Formation Provide Clues about Early Martian Climate

Monday, February 05 2018 - 10:00 am, PST February 5, 2018, Mountain View, CA -- New research published in Nature Astronomy seeks to understand how surface clay was formed on Mars despite its cold climate.
Andrew Siemion

Andrew Siemion Named Bernard M. Oliver Chair of SETI at the SETI Institute

April 9, 2018, Mountain View, CA – 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.