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Unistellar Update
Nov 27, 2018
What’s New with Unistellar?

Last year, the SETI Institute announced its exciting new partnership with Unistellar, a start-up developing the revolutionary new eVscope whose chief scientific officer is our very own Senior Planetary Astronomer Franck Marchis.

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Oct 30, 2018
Airborne Astronomy Ambassador Flight Weeks Continue on NASA’s SOFIA

The SETI Institute’s NASA Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors 2018 season continued with its second flight week...

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Aug 21, 2018
Capturing an Occultation and a Snapshot of Pluto’s Atmosphere

Astronomers and amateurs in Mexico, the US, and Canada participated in a rare and exciting opportunity to observe a star while it was occulted by Pluto

Frontier Development Lab
FDL is an applied artificial intelligence research accelerator and public/private partnership between NASA Ames Research Center and the SETI Institute.
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Drake Equation
The Drake Equation was first presented by Drake in 1961 and identifies specific factors thought to play a role in the development of such civilizations. Although there is no unique solution to this equation, it is a generally accepted tool used by the scientific community to examine these factors.
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Big Picture Science
Big Picture Science is the weekly radio show and podcast of the SETI Institute. Hosted by Seth Shostak, SETI Institute Fellow and Senior Astronomer, and science journalist Molly Bentley, Big Picture Science explores modern science and technology through smart and humorous storytelling.
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Aug 14, 2018
SETI Institute and Girl Scouts Celebrate New Space Science Badges

GSUSA recently announced its release of 30 new badges for girls ages 5–18 focused on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)

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Girl Scouts
Aug 13, 2018
Fostering Leadership and Teaching STEM Skills at Girl Scouts Camp

Girl Scouts Astronomy Adventure Destination Camp teaches skills and inspires interest in space science

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Aug 09, 2018
Is it Possible to See Other Worlds from the Stratosphere? HiCIBaS: The First Proof of Concept to Fly Soon

The mission’s goal is to test the technology needed to fly a large telescope on a stratospheric balloon ...


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