SETI Institute 27.11.2017 15:14

APOD: 2017 November 25 - Crossing Horizons

Image Credit & Copyright: Jean-Francois Graffand

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SETI Institute 11.12.2017 15:14

APOD: 2017 December 10 - In Green Company: Aurora over Norway

Image Credit & Copyright: Max Rive

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SETI Institute 28.11.2017 15:14

A Piece of Mars: The corpse of a dune | Lori Fenton's Blog

The rippled darker patch in this 600×600 m (0.37×0.37 mi) scene is the forme…

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SETI Institute 21.11.2017 15:14

A Piece of Mars: Is it windblown or not (#2)? | Lori Fenton's Blog

This 0.93×1.25 km (0.57×0.78 mi) scene shows what I’m starting to th…

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SETI Institute 15.11.2017 21:30

A newfound exoplanet may be one of the best bets to host alien life ever discovered — and it's right in Earth's backyard, cosmically speaking.…

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SETI Institute 07.12.2017 15:14

Cassini’s farewell mosaic of Saturn

In a fitting farewell to the planet that had been its home for over 13 years, the international Cassini…

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SETI Institute 20.11.2017 15:14

APOD: 2017 November 19 - NGC 7822: Stars and Dust Pillars in Infrared

Image Credit: WISE, IRSA, NASA; Processing & Copyright : Francesc…

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SETI Institute 02.12.2017 19:16

If you tried to start a car that's been sitting in a garage for decades, you might not expect the engine to respond. But a set of thrusters aboard…

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SETI Institute 26.11.2017 20:39

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I'm Jill Tarter, a founder and Trustee of the SETI Institute and holder of the Bernard M. Oliver …

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SETI Institute 22.11.2017 23:15

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For 33 years, the SETI Institute has been exploring the universe, coming ever closer to answering the …

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SETI Institute 28.11.2017 21:28

REMINDER: Our #FrontierWorlds campaign to nickname New Horizons' next target, MU69, will end this Friday, 1 December. Make sure to vote for your faves here: https://buff.ly/2k3mVhx

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SETI Institute 06.12.2017 15:14

VLT’s SPHERE spies rocky worlds

These images were taken by ESO’s SPHERE (Spectro-Polarimetric High-contrast Exoplanet REsearch) instrument,…

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SETI Institute 25.11.2017 18:02

ICYMI: For 33 years, the SETI Institute has been exploring the universe, coming ever closer to answering the question "Are we alone?" This y…

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SETI Institute 30.11.2017 18:02

REMINDER: Our #FrontierWorlds campaign to nickname New Horizons' next target, MU69, will end tomorrow, Friday, 1 December. Make sure to vote for your faves here: https://buff.ly/2AsSXu4

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SETI Institute 05.12.2017 15:14

A Piece of Mars: Ripples of rock | Lori Fenton's Blog

To the upper right of this 0.85×0.6 km (0.53×0.37 mi) scene is a flat-lying plain…

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SETI Institute 16.11.2017 15:14

A Piece of Mars: Overhang | Lori Fenton's Blog

There’s a fabric of erosion in this 1×1 km (0.62×0.62 mi) scene, with the main wind blow…

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SETI Institute 11.12.2017 21:31

Our solar system’s first interstellar visitor may be a shard of a larger planet that got shredded by its star.

Astronomers spotted a strang…

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SETI Institute 22.11.2017 15:14

Combined deep image of `Oumuamua from the VLT and other telescopes (annotated)

This very deep combined image shows the interstellar asteroi…

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SETI Institute 25.11.2017 15:14

It’s cold on Pluto. Very cold. During the New Horizons flyby of Pluto in 2015 we learned that the temperature is colder than previously thought, -203 …

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SETI Institute 29.11.2017 21:30

A number of conditions make Earth hospitable for life as we know it, and one of them is the soil in which we grow our food. It's full of a complic…

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SETI Institute 04.12.2017 18:02

Big Picture Science Radio Show: Air Apparent

It’s easy to take air for granted, but – unlike food and water – you can’t live more than a fe…

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SETI Institute 01.12.2017 21:31

We're hosting a workshop on the Exo Life Finder (ELF) Large-scale telescope to look for biosignatures on nearby exoplanets. See: and https://buff.ly/2AB5bAW for more information.

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SETI Institute 21.11.2017 18:02

In a valley eight miles southeast of the Norwegian city of Tromsø, a radar antenna has just transmitted a short bit of radio programming to potential …

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SETI Institute 15.11.2017 18:02

This week’s Facebook Live will be on Thursday at 2PM, PST – CEO Bill Diamond will be talking to Mark Showalter about the Frontiers World nicknaming ca…

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SETI Institute 27.11.2017 21:31

I'm Jill Tarter, a founder and Trustee of the SETI Institute and holder of the Bernard M. Oliver Chair for SETI. I've spent the last 40 years …

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SETI Institute 20.11.2017 21:31

SETI Institute Fellow and Director of Education at the SETI Institute Edna DeVore has been awarded the additional distinction of Fellow of the America…

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SETI Institute 25.11.2017 22:44

It may not take an asteroid strike to transport life from one planet to another.

Fast-moving dust could theoretically knock microbes floati…

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SETI Institute 29.11.2017 15:14

Stellar storms, or eruptions of material that are regularly spewed into space by stars, could help scientists search for potentially habitable environ…

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SETI Institute 16.11.2017 21:26

REMINDER: Today's FB Live will be at 2PM PST. CEO Bill Diamond will be talking to Mark Showalter about the Frontier Worlds nicknaming campaign for…

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SETI Institute 06.12.2017 18:02

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"Scientists detect life in space." Can you imagine a more exciting headline? Honestly, I can…

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