The Undiscovered

, 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Many great discoveries in science are surprises.
Lake Henshaw occultation group

SETI Institute in the news August 16 - August 22, 2018

Unistellar’s eVscope Offers a Rare Glimpse of Pluto SETI Institute senior research scientist Franck Marchis was joined by Mat Kaplan, host of the Planetary Society’s Planetary Radio, on a stargazing trip to observe Pluto’s occultation.
An artist's illustration of a young, sun-like star encircled by its disk of gas and dust.

Could this be why our Solar System is odd?

As recently as two decades ago, we thought our Solar System was “normal.” That was a reasonable assumption as long as you didn’t look at it too closely.
Perseids Meteor Shower

SETI Institute in the news August 9 - August 15, 2018

Shooting Stars: New Sky Surveillance System Observes Perseid Meteor Shower A new meteor video surveillance system has been activated at Meteor Crater in the northern Arizona desert.

Human Exploration to Mars: Becoming Interplanetary

, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
SETI Talks are presented by the SETI Institute and SRI International.

Contact screening at Alamo Drafthouse

, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Big Screen Science: Contact
Space Science Explorer, Space Science Adventurer, and Space Science Investigator badges

SETI Institute and Girl Scouts Celebrate New Space Science Badges

August 14, 2018 (Mountain View, CA)—The SETI Institute and Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) have come toget
Image of the grey and white Super Moon against a black background

SETI Institute in the news August 2 - August 8, 2018

Planetary Protection: the Moon and Beyond How “clean” is the moon? Although early manned missions to the moon took strict measures to prevent backwards contamination (the introduction of harmful extraterrestrial organisms to Earth), our moon proved to be lifeless.

In Saturn's Rings - New York

, 1:00 AM - 5:00 AM
Narrated by LeVar Burton, In Saturn’s Rings is a grand tour of the universe, starring Saturn.

In Saturn's Rings at Museum of Flight

, 6:00 AM - 7:30 AM
Get an up-close view of Saturn’s rings without traveling through space.