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Graduate student Lauren Weiss is searching for planets
Graduate student Lauren Weiss is working with Berkeley SETI Research Center's Prof. Geoff Marcy, searching for Earth twins and exploring where life might be found in the Universe. Find out more in our latest video profile: 2 Sep 2015, 23:03:10 UTC · Comment

Latest SETI paper
SETI@home Director Eric Korpela's most recent SETI paper "Modeling Indications of Technology in Planetary Transit Light Curves - Dark-side Illumination" (in collaboration with Prof. Shauna Sallmen) has been published by the Astrophysical Journal. A preprint is available at arXiv. 27 Aug 2015, 16:08:47 UTC · Comment

Jack Hickish video profile
Jack Hickish, a visiting scholar from Cambridge University, talks about how new technologies are transforming SETI, in our latest video profile. 25 Aug 2015, 20:59:59 UTC · Comment

Dan Werthimer radio interview
Here's a one hour radio interview featuring Berkeley SETI Research Center's Dan Werthimer that aired on CBC radio last weekend. 12 Aug 2015, 18:10:46 UTC · Comment

SETI.German announces fourth Wow! event
To celebrate the 38th anniversary of the Wow! signal, SETI.Germany is organizing a SETI@home crunching competition from Aug 15th to Aug 29th. Everyone is welcome! 7 Aug 2015, 21:24:41 UTC · Comment

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