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April 28, 2011 | 2:52 pm

Video: SETI’s Jill Tarter on Time She Thought She Discovered an Extraterrestrial Signal

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This week, the SETI Institute, which uses radio telescopes to search for signals that just may have emanated from another civilization, announced that the search for life has temporarily been supplanted by a search for funding. Financial difficulties are forcing the Allen Telescope Array at Hat Creek Observatory offline. The array consists of 42 antennas […]

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SETI Now Searches for Funds Instead of ETs; Interview With Jill Tarter

April 27, 2011 | 11:44 am

SETI Now Searches for Funds Instead of ETs; Interview With Jill Tarter

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I rarely turned my computer off in college. It would hum away close to my bed, because I had donated my processing power to SETI, the once-government funded Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence. Raised on Star Trek: The Next Generation, Ray Bradbury and Carl Sagan, it seemed so absolutely certain to me that there is life […]

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