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Dec 12, 2018
Cycle 6 Airborne Astronomy Ambassador Flights Completed

For the first time in the U.S. AAA program, one of this group’s SOFIA flights was shared with four teacher Ambassadors from Germany.

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Dec 12, 2018
NASA scientist says space alien search should be more 'aggressive'

Experts may have been too quick to discount the possibility that alien UFOs have paid Earth a visit.

Press Release
Dec 04, 2018
A Radio Search for Artificial Emissions from 'Oumuamua

“We were looking for a signal that would prove that this object incorporates some technology ..."

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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.
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SETI Artists in Residence
Dec 03, 2018
Felipe Pérez Santiago Performs New Work Inspired by Jill Tarter

Felipe Pérez Santiago is the newest artist to join the SETI Artists-in-Residence (SETI AIR) program.

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Girl Scouts
Dec 03, 2018
Applications are Open for Girl Scouts Astronomy Adventure Destination Camp 2019

Girl Scout Astronomy Destination Camp Has Been Filled.  Watch for the application announcement next year.

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Field Expedition
Dec 03, 2018
Nathalie Cabrol and NAI Team Return from Field Expedition to Chile

The SETI Institute's NAI team has just returned from a nearly month-long field expedition to the Andes.


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Finding and Messaging ET: So What?

For more than four decades, astronomers have been searching for technosignatures: signals coming from  distant technological civilizations.



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