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fdl logos June 30, 2017
NASA FDL Developing New Approaches to Asteroid, Comet and Solar Threats Using AI
The program tackles knowledge gaps in space science by pairing machine learning and deep learning expertise with planetary scientists and heliophysicists at the PhD level.
Welcome NASA Frontier Development Lab!
NASA Frontier Development Lab (FDL), hosted at the SETI Institute, kicked off its 2017 program on Monday.
June 29, 2017
Kathryn Bywaters and Driss Takir
Kathryn Bywaters and Driss Takir Join the SETI Institute
The SETI Institute welcomes two new principal investigators - Kathryn Bywaters and Driss Takir, who join more than 75 scientists who are exploring the development of life, where else in the Universe it exists and how we might find it.
June 26, 2017
hackathon group photo
Machine Learning for SETI Hackathon
On June 10 and 11, 2017, the SETI Institute of Mountain View CA, invited data scientists and technologists to a hackathon called Machine Learning For SETI (ML4SETI).
June 20, 2017
Kepler Space Telescope
Kepler’s Final Survey Catalog
In the terms of Drake Equation, the Kepler catalog is now capable of telling people the fraction of stars with a planet similar to Earth, also known as eta-Earth.
June 19, 2017

Jerry Nelson, Father of Large Segmented Mirror Telescopes and Pioneer in Adaptive Optics
Astronomer Jerry Nelson, inventor of the segmented mirror primary telescope mirror, and innovator in the field of adaptive optics, passed away in his sleep on June 9 at age 73.
June 16, 2017

Activity Report of the SETI Institute - May 2017
The complete Carl Sagan Center Activity Report for May 2017 can be downloaded
June 15, 2017
June 5
Where in the Worlds has SETI Institute Been? June 5 - 11, 2017
A roundup of SETI Institute in the media.
June 08, 2017
Space Entrepreneur Thinks Aliens Are Here. Is He Right?
Robert Bigelow is building living quarters for other worlds. These prefabricated inflatables can be easily folded into the payload section of a rocket and later puffed up for use by astronauts in orbit — high-tech habitats for the space age.
June 13, 2017
wow signal
Was it ET on the line? Or just a comet?
There’s no such thing as a “close call” in SETI – either the radio telescope has picked up an alien signal, or it hasn’t. “Close” doesn’t exist in this one-bit experiment, any more than it does in pregnancy.
June 13, 2017