Kepler’s Legacy: Two Steps Closer in our Search for ET

Fifty-seven years ago, in 1961, a small conference of astronomers sat down and hashed out what we would need to know to determine how many civilizations there could be in our galaxy presently capable of communicating with us.
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The End of Kepler – It’s not over yet but it’s happening soon!

The Kepler space telescope, which was launched in March 2009, is the tenth NASA Discovery mission and the first dedicated to searching for and studying exoplanets.

Kepler & K2 Science Conference V

, 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
The meeting will be a celebration of Kepler's 10 years in space. Stay tuned for further information! Program to be announced.NOTE: Conference registration is required.

NASA's Kepler & K2 Missions

, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Jeff Coughlin, SETI Institute scientist and Director of the K2 Science Office, will giving a public talk at Olympic College in Bremerton, WA.

Big Astronomy Begins: Searching for Exoplanets with AI

, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
To uncover the mysteries of the universe, astronomers are becoming greedy, making more observations than they can possibly analyze manually.

Kepler, K2, and Beyond: The Era of Exoplanets Has Arrived!

, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
NASA’s Kepler space telescope was launched in 2009 and measured the brightness of 200,000 stars at unprecedented precision for over four years, with the prime mission goal of detecting Earth-sized exoplanets.