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Kathryn Bywaters and Driss Takir Join the SETI Institute

The SETI Institute welcomes two new principal investigators 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. Kathryn Bywaters has a PhD in Environmental Science and a background in biochemistry and biology, and specializes in life detection instrumentation and exploration strategies. Driss holds a PhD in…
Activity Report May 2017

Activity Report of the SETI Institute - May 2017

The Carl Sagan Center Activity Report for May 2017 is out and can be downloaded here.    The SETI Institute scientists have had a busy spring and here are some highlights: - 19 papers accepted or published in peer-reviewed journals such as The Astronomical Journal, Icarus and The Astrophysical Journal - SETI Institute scientists participated in conferences and events including the…

Watch Nathalie Cabrol's AGU Sagan Lecture on life and environment

On December 14, Nathalie Cabrol, Director of the Carl Sagan Center for the Study of Life in the Universe at the SETI Institute, gave the prestigious Sagan Lecture at the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) in San Francisco. Her invited presentation explores the ways in which biology and its environment co-evolve. This could give essential insight into how we might search for…