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SETI Continues to Boldly Go Where No Other Telescopes Have Scanned Before

August 10, 2011 | 1:48 pm

SETI Continues to Boldly Go Where No Other Telescopes Have Scanned Before

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It’s on… the search for other life in the universe. After being turned off for lack of funds, the Los Angeles Times reports that a fundraising effort has turned up the $200,000 needed to help get the array up and running again. This week the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Institute announced that it had […]

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SETI Looking for Intelligence Out There, Cash Down Here

June 20, 2011 | 10:13 pm

SETI Looking for Intelligence Out There, Cash Down Here

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Mountain View’s SETI Institute, the organization dedicated to answering the question “Are we alone in the universe” (or alternately, “Is there a civilization out there that’s grown its own Ralph Kramden?”), is taking the wraps off a new fundraising effort Tuesday. The institute, with help from some friends in the media business, is launching SETIstars.org […]

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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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