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SETI Institute Activity Report January – March 2018
2018 has been a whirlwind at the SETI Institute already. SETI Institute researchers published in 49 peer-reviewed scientific journals, contributed 78 conference proceedings and abstracts and participated in 52 public talks, interviews and media stories.
April 18, 2018
abu dhabi
SETI AIR Program Director Charles Lindsay Attends Culture Summit in Abu Dhabi 2018
Over 500 invitees from 90 countries convened to discuss the role of policy and art in the service of social causes, cross cultural communication and future world building.
April 17, 2018
Space aliens could have died out long ago, scientist says
A new paper argues that any extraterrestrials we hear from are likely to have died out.
April 16, 2018
Skeptic Check: Political Scientist
Big Picture Science Radio Show - Skeptic Check: Political Scientist
Many scientists Marched for Science; now some are diving deeper into political engagement: challenging public policy and even running for office themselves. Find out how science and politics have been historically intertwined, what motivates scientists to speak out, and the possible benefits and harm of doing so. Is objectivity damaged when scientists advocate? Plus, why climate scientist Michael Mann is a reluctant activist, and how the group 314 Action is helping white lab coats find their way to K street.
April 16, 2018
curiosity rover
Where in the Worlds has SETI Institute Been? Apr 2 - 8, 2018
A roundup of what's happening at the SETI Institute
April 13, 2018
Where in the Worlds has SETI Institute Been? - Mar 26 - Apr 1, 2018
A roundup of what's happening at the SETI Institute
March 30, 2018
Andrew Siemion April 09, 2018
Andrew Siemion Named Bernard M. Oliver Chair of SETI at the SETI Institute
In collaboration with the University of California, Berkeley, the SETI Institute today announced the appointment of Dr. Andrew P.V. Siemion, Astrophysicist and Director of the U.C. Berkeley SETI Research Center, to the Bernard M. Oliver Chair of SETI Research at the SETI Institute.
radiation workshop
Presentations for the NASA’s 2017 Space Radiation Workshop Co-Sponsored by the SETI Institute Available Now
Last November the SETI Institute co-sponsored NASA’s 2017 Space Radiation Workshop which was held at NASA Ames Research Center to explore ways to enable data-rich characterization, forecasting and monitoring of space radiation environments.
April 03, 2018
NASA Frontier Development Lab Application Deadline Extended to April 13
FDL is an applied artificial intelligence research accelerator that will run June 25 – August 17, 2018.
April 03, 2018
Edna DeVore
Edna DeVore, a leader in astronomy and astrobiology education, retires
From a childhood that gave her a sense of wonder, early leadership training and a big dose of cattle rancher’s grit and tenacity, Edna rocketed into the space science education realm and set the standard for achievement and excellence.
April 03, 2018