By Seth Shostak, Senior Astronomer
It could be atmospheric chemistry. Or pollution from unseen volcanoes. But there’s a chance – a not insignificant chance – that scientists have made the first clear discovery of life beyond Earth.
September 8, 2020, Mountain View, CA – The SETI Institute and GNU Radio are officially joining forces to continue work already underway for signal processing at the SETI Institute’s Allen Telescope Array (ATA) at the Hat Creek Radio Observatory...
The SETI InstituteDuring one of his visits to @ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT), astrophotographer and Photo Ambassador Yuri Beletsky was fortunate enough to capture this breathtaking sight: three celestial spheres — each very different! — lined up beautifully in the sky. buff.ly/3i2xtX2pic.twitter.com/8xyX9HLisK
Large solar flares can put astronauts’ health at risk and damage satellites, but we haven’t had an early warning system for them – until now
The SETI InstituteNew method to predict solar flares could help us to prepare for potential disasters caused by these eruptions on the sun. “A big flare is a potential risk to our society,” says Kanya Kusano at the Institute for Space-Earth Environmental Research in Japan. buff.ly/33dNe9opic.twitter.com/7QtrDDI6RA
The first images of the sun from the European Space Agency/NASA’s Solar Orbiter have been released and are stupendous. They are the closest photos ever taken of the star that we orbit, and have already revealed some fascinating features that nobody...
NASA has an exceptionally large archive of Earth Science data. How can machine learning and artificial intelligence unlock new insights and enable new types ...
The SETI InstituteTOMORROW, 2pm PDT: #SETILive with @FDL_AI - The Knowledge Discovery Framework team is developing tools that allow users to provide an example image so #AI can find similar images in the data, addressing a gap in current tools. Watch live: buff.ly/2AZcsg4@AlisonBLowndes
The SETI InstituteTODAY, 2100 UTC: #SETILive with @FDL_AI - The Knowledge Discovery Framework team is developing tools that allow users to provide an example image so #AI can find similar images in the data, addressing a gap in current tools. Watch live: buff.ly/2AZcsg4@AlisonBLowndes
This image compares nested, multi-collapse craters on Titan (upper left), Mars (upper right), and two on Earth (below).Volcano-like features seen in polar regions of Saturn’s moon Titan by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft could be evidence of explosive...