The Search for E.T. Begins in Earth’s Oceans
The SETI Institute’s mission is to explore, understand and explain the origin and nature of life in the universe, and the evolution of intelligence. Key questions in our search push the bounds of human imagination.
Mysterious Ridges of Pluto
Strange formations of ice on the planet Pluto are the focus of a recent letter published in the journal Nature Astronomy. SETI Institute scientist Oliver White, lead author, describes the terrain features as “among the most enigm
New Space Science Badges Encourage Girl Scouts to Reach for the Stars
The Girl Scouts of the United States of America recently unveiled badges encouraging girls from kindergarten through 5th grade to explore space sciences.
New Horizons: Going Where We’ve Never Gone Before
Last week, Mark Showalter, SETI Institute Research Scientist and Fellow, who has discovered more moons than Galileo, delivered a presentation at Victor Valley College’s 4
James Webb Space Telescope: A New Eye on the Sky
Excitement for the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) hasn’t abated despite numerous delays and scientists in the field of extraterrestrial detection are especially eager to test its capabilities.
SETI Institute Scientists Present at NASA Technosignatures Workshop
In the decades since NASA’s funding for the search for extraterrestrial intelligence was cut off by Congress, the SETI Institute took on the important work of seeking to answer the question: Are we