SETI Institute

Perseids August 12, 2017

Look for other meteors during the Perseids

This weekend's Perseids promise to be exceptional because the Moon will not dim the display. For observers in the United States, the most interesting time to watch, perhaps, is on Sunday evening, August 12, when the meteoroids enter the atmosphere at a shallow angle, creating long streaks.

Destination Mars – Putting American Boots on the Surface of the Red Planet

, 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Dava Newman, who sits on the SETI Institute's Board of Trustees will testify.

Near-Earth Asteroids and Spacecraft Missions

, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Michael Busch is a planetary astronomer who specializes in studying near-Earth asteroids, primarily with radar and radio techniques.
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.

Inspiring the Next Generation of Explorers – Education programs at the SETI Institute

, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
SETI Talks are presented by the SETI Institute and SRI International.

Fermilab Arts and Lecture Series

, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Are we alone?

Maria Mitchell Women in Science Symposium

, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
“We are women studying together,” Maria Mitchell told her Vassar College students.  Maria Mitchell, America’s first woman astronomer, believed in learning by doing.

The World Above the Tetons Science Speaker Series

, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Through its daily work, Wyoming Stargazing is proud to carry on the longstanding local traditions of scientific inquiry and education as a means to a richer, more meaningful life in the Tetons.

Astronomy Night – Searching for Aliens, Finding Ourselves

, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Are we alone? Humans have been asking this question throughout history. Since the middle of the 20th century, we have had tools that permit us to explore this question scientifically. As we look up and look out, we are forced to see ourselves from a cosmic perspective.

SETI – The Promise & Peril of The Ultimate Question

, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Join Jill Tarter for a far-reaching discussion on the history and future of our quest to answer the most important question of all - Are we alone? Jill’s discussion will cover topics such as: