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Night-time Snow Storms on Mars
New research about the atmosphere of Mars was published by Nature Geoscience in an article co-authored by SETI Institute scientist, David Hinson.
August 21, 2017
Musical Universe
Big Picture Science Radio Show - Musical Universe
In space, no one can hear you scream, but, using the right instruments, scientists can pick up all types of cosmic vibrations – the sort we can turn into sound. We listen to the squeal of black holes crashing into each other. Also, how a theoretical physicist and jazz musician uses music to explore the most vexing questions facing modern cosmology. Plus, how John Coltrane found inspiration in Albert Einstein.
August 21, 2017
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Where in the Worlds has SETI Institute Been? - August 13 - 19, 2017
A roundup of SETI Institute in the media.
August 18, 2017
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Eclipse! Time to Grab the Binocs
Here’s a question I’ve been asked two hundred times in the past half-hour: What equipment do I need to ensure my enjoyment of Monday’s solar eclipse? Even if I’m not in the path of totality? The answer is simple. You require your eyes, a tube of sunscreen to avoid frying your epidermis, eclipse glasses or filters, … and binoculars.
August 18, 2017
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Reaching for the Stars: NASA Science for Girl Scouts
On August 21, as the shadow of the moon races across the continental United States at more than 1,000 miles per hour, Girl Scouts of the USA – councils, volunteers and girls – will be poised to safely view the solar eclipse and engage in the interactive astronomy event of the decade.
August 16, 2017
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Elliptical Triangle
A beautiful Eclipse Poem written by Guy Petzall and performed by Madhulika Guhathakurta and Guy Petzal.
August 16, 2017
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Everything you want to know about the eclipse but haven’t gotten around to asking yet . . .
It’s hard to believe, but the “Great American Eclipse” is now just a few days away. Before the big day, check out this eclipse resource written by SETI Institute Trustee, Andrew Fraknoi
August 16, 2017
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Happy Birthday WOW!
It was late in the evening of Monday, August 15, 1977. The Ohio State Radio Telescope, a massive metal assemblage hunched across three acres of grassy farmland, was deep into its daily routine: observing the overhead skies in search of narrow-band signals.
August 15, 2017
On Thin Ice
Big Picture Science Radio Show - On Thin Ice
Ice is more than a repository for water that would otherwise raise the level of our oceans. It’s part of Earth’s cooling system … a barrier preventing organic matter from releasing methane gas … and a vault entombing ancient bacteria and other microbes. From the Arctic to the Antarctic, global ice is disappearing. Find out what’s at stake as atmospheric CO2 threatens frozen H2O.
August 14, 2017
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Where in the Worlds has SETI Institute Been? July 30 - August 10, 2017
A roundup of SETI Institute in the media.
August 11, 2017

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