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Join us at NUMU and see the work of our Artists in Residence
Please join us at NUMU on November 5th at 3 pm for a panel with the artists and scientists including Charles Lindsay, Jill Tarter, Martin Wilner, Oana Marco, Danny Bazo, Karl Yerkes, Marco Peljhan, Friedemann Freund, Rachel Sussman, Jon Jenkins, Mark Showalter and George Bolster.
September Report
Activity Report of the SETI Institute September 2016
Fall has moved into the Silicon Valley as we wait patiently for the rain to begin. The harvest moon as passed and pumpkins are in the fields ready to become pies or Jack O’ Lanterns.
Moon October 31, 2016
Did Early Earth Spin On Its Side?
New theoretical modeling of the ancient history of the Earth and the Moon suggests that the giant collision that spawned our natural satellite may have left Earth spinning very fast, and with its spin axis highly tilted.
Chile Expedition 2016 Album 3
Chile Expedition Album #3
El Taito geyser
Bill Diamond visits El Tatio in Chile
Bill Diamond visits a geothermal a hot spring and geyser in the Atacama desert near San Pedro, Chile.
NAI Expedition Album #2
Chile Expedition 2016 - Dr. Cabrol visits Expedition Site 2 in the Andes
Dr. Cabrol's visiting Expedition Site 2 Journal in the Andes. See what she found and saw there.
Welcome to Salar Grande
This is where me and my team spent the last 4 days collecting samples of extremophiles that live inside salt nodules in some of the driest conditions on Earth...
heartbeat star
Astronomers Pumped by ‘Heartbeat Stars’
They’re called “heartbeat stars”, but not because they expand and contract. In fact, they’re double star systems in which one star has a highly elongated orbit similar to that of a comet.
salar grande
Hello from Salar Grande
Follow Dr. Nathalie Cabrol as she explores extraordinary landscapes and planetary analogs in Chile.
hot planet
They May Be Small, but They’re Hot
The first planet found around a normal star other than the Sun was 51 Peg b, which was soon dubbed a “hot Jupiter.”