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Where in the Worlds has SETI Institute Been? - October 9 - 15, 2017
A roundup of SETI Institute in the media.
October 20, 2017
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Project Blue and the Quest to Photograph Exoplanets
The world’s collective imagination to answer the age-old question, “Are we alone,” has been reignited now that we understand exoplanets – planets in orbit around stars other than Earth’s Sun – are not uncommon.
October 20, 2017
Catch Up with SETI Institute Scientist Rosalba Bonaccorsi on her NASA Spaceward Bound Expedition to the Center of the Earth (Almost!)
For two weeks in October, from the 8th-20th, SETI Institute scientist Rosalba Bonnacorsi will be part of the expedition team when NASA Spaceward Bound and the U.K. Centre for Astrobiology conduct a planetary analog expedition in the Boulby Mine.
October 16, 2017
LIGO Scientists Spy Neutron Star Smash-Up That Blew Bling Into Space
For the first time ever, observations show cosmic cataclysm that ejected gold and other heavy metals.
October 18, 2017

Where in the Worlds has SETI Institute Been? - October 2 - 8, 2017
A roundup of SETI Institute in the media.
October 13, 2017

SETI Talks Presents - The Anthropocene: What Now?
Thursday, October 26 2017 - 7:00 pm, PDT At SRI International Conference Center, Menlo Park, CA
October 12, 2017
Too Big to Prove
Big Picture Science Radio Show - Too Big To Prove
Celebrations are in order for the physicists who won the 2017 Nobel Prize, for the detection of gravitational waves. Unfolding over a century, the discovery went from doubtful theory to daring experiments and even disrepute. Why new physics theories may take even longer to prove. Also, what we can learn from gravitational waves, and is the Nobel committee out of step with modern physics?
October 16, 2017
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Gravitational Waves May Solve Some Big Cosmic Riddles
Nobel-winning research could help us see almost all the way back to the Big Bang. There was considerable ballyhoo this week as the Royal Swedish Academy announced that the Nobel Prize in physics would go to three Americans who were prime movers in the effort to design and build LIGO, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory.
October 10, 2017
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SETI Institute Elects Dava Newman to Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees of the SETI Institute has unanimously elected Dava Newman as the newest member of its Board of Trustees
On Defense
Big Picture Science Radio show - On Defense
The military is a dangerous calling, but researchers are trying to make it safer for troops. Writer Mary Roach investigates how scientists work to protect soldiers from foes like heat, noise, and fatigue, and how bad odors were once considered a secret weapon. Also, the ancient history of camouflage and the innate chemical defense system that protects you.