Joining Forces for Science: Jill Tarter and Margaret Turnbull
Jill Tarter, cofounder of the SETI Institute and Chair Emeritus for SETI Research, was named as one of Wired Magazine’s 25th anniversary Icons; she in turn was asked to nominate someone “who wil
SETI Scientists Detect Mysterious Radio Bursts with Help from AI
Breakthrough Listen, a program to search for intelligent extraterrestrial communications, recently announced exciting results in an effort to apply machine learning to the challenge of sign
Andrew Siemion on The Shift
Andrew Siemion, who was appointed as the Bernard M. Oliver Chair for SETI Research at the SETI Institute in April, appeared on The Shift with Drex, a Canadian radio talk show.
Unistellar’s eVscope Offers a Rare Glimpse of Pluto
SETI Institute senior research scientist Franck Marchis was joined by Mat Kaplan, host of the Planetary Society’s Planetary Radio, on a stargazing trip to observe Pluto’s occultation.
Planetary Protection: the Moon and Beyond
How “clean” is the moon? Although early manned missions to the moon took strict measures to prevent backwards contamination (the introduction of harmful extraterrestrial organisms to Earth), our moon proved to be lifeless.
Liquid Water on Mars? New Evidence of Underground Lake
Exciting data has been reported in the journal Science, revealing that radar scans of Mars indicate the presence of liquid salt water a mile beneath the surface of the red planet’s southern pole.
Girls Take Charge, Reach for the Stars: New Badges Announced by Girl Scouts of the USA
The Girl Scouts of the USA has long been committed to encouraging leadership and excellence in girls, and now has announced 30 new badges to help girls develop skills in fields s