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Girl Scouts
Aug 13, 2018
Fostering Leadership and Teaching STEM Skills at Girl Scouts Camp

Girl Scouts Astronomy Adventure Destination Camp teaches skills and inspires interest in space science

HiCIBaS Balloon, Launched in 2014
Aug 09, 2018
Is it Possible to See Other Worlds from the Stratosphere? HiCIBaS: The First Proof of Concept to Fly Soon

The mission’s goal is to test the technology needed to fly a large telescope on a stratospheric balloon ...

Andrew Siemion
Aug 08, 2018
Andrew Siemion Elected as Member to International Academy of Astronautics

“It is an honor to join the IAA as an Academician and to have the opportunity to continue to build on its illustrious history ... ” said Siemion

Frontier Development Lab
FDL is an applied artificial intelligence research accelerator and public/private partnership between NASA Ames Research Center and the SETI Institute.
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Drake Equation
The Drake Equation was first presented by Drake in 1961 and identifies specific factors thought to play a role in the development of such civilizations. Although there is no unique solution to this equation, it is a generally accepted tool used by the scientific community to examine these factors.
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Big Picture Science
Big Picture Science is the weekly radio show and podcast of the SETI Institute. Hosted by Seth Shostak, SETI Institute Fellow and Senior Astronomer, and science journalist Molly Bentley, Big Picture Science explores modern science and technology through smart and humorous storytelling.
Perseids August 12, 2017
Aug 08, 2018
Look for other meteors during the Perseids

This weekend's Perseids promise to be exceptional because the Moon will not dim the display.

Planetary Defense
Jul 31, 2018
Planetary Defense Has New Tool in Weather Satellite Lightning Detector

"GLM detects these meteors when they become brighter than the full Moon," says lead author and SETI Institute meteor astronomer Peter Jenniskens

A Closer Look at Mars
Jul 26, 2018
Mars is Ready for its Close-Up

Want to go to Mars? You may have to book a seat and wait a few years (or more). But here’s the good news: Mars is coming to you. Or at least, it’s getting closer to you …

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