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SETI Institute: The Search for Life Beyond Earth and Science of the SETI Institute – Bill Diamond

The longest recorded case of hiccups lasted for 68 years … and was caused by a falling hog. While that level of severity is extremely uncommon, most of us are no stranger to an occasional case of the hiccups. But what causes these ‘hics’ in the first place? John Cameron takes us into the diaphragm …

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SETI Institute: When Will We Find Life Beyond Earth?

SETI Institute Panelists: Nathalie Cabrol, Director of the Carl Sagan Center Seth Shostak, Senior Astronomer Mark Showalter, Senior Research Scientist Fergal Mullaly, Senior Research Scientist Hosted by Bill Diamond, President and CEO of the SETI Institute Is this the generation that will discover extraterrestrial life? Some scientists have opined that we’ll find other living beings …

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SETI Talks: The Breakthrough Initiative – Listen and Megastructures at KIC 8463 – Andrew Siemion

Dr. Andrew Siemion, Director of the Berkeley SETI Research Center (BSRC) at the University of California, Berkeley, will present an overview of the Breakthrough Listen Initiative, 100-million-dollar, 10-year search for extraterrestrial intelligence. Dr. Siemion will also discuss other SETI efforts ongoing at the BSRC, including the successful citizen science project SETI@Home, as well as a …

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SETI Institute: Searching for Planets around Alpha Centauri – Michael Endl

The alpha Centauri system – our next door neighbor in space – represents a very attractive target for exoplanet searches. Owing to its proximity, a planet found around any of the three stars in the system would be an ideal target for detailed follow-up studies with next generation ground- and space-based telescopes. In this talk …

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