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UC Berkeley Big Give

SETI@Home News - Thu, 2015-11-19 21:00
The University of California's big 24 hour fundraising extravaganza started Wednesday, November 18th at 9 pm and ends on Thursday, November 19th at 9 pm. If you'd like to make a donation to help SETI@home access our new data sources you can do so here.
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More on that weird Kepler star

SETI@Home News - Thu, 2015-11-19 18:03
If KIC 8462852 really is harboring an advanced alien civilization, ought we to have seen something in existing radio surveys? Michael Garrett, director of ASTRON in the Netherlands, investigates:
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Meet Berkeley SETI Research Center's newest researcher

SETI@Home News - Tue, 2015-11-03 22:04
Zuhra Abdurashidova started working at BSRC in June, and will be helping to get the Breakthrough Listen initiative running. You can see our interview with her at
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Did SETI@home ever find aliens?

SETI@Home News - Fri, 2015-10-30 16:13
While still working our way through a lot of data, this article asks the question: Did SETI@home ever find aliens?
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Probably not aliens, but ...

SETI@Home News - Thu, 2015-10-15 17:19
“Aliens should always be the very last hypothesis you consider, but this looked like something you would expect an alien civilization to build.”

Read more about a strange star that has all of us in the SETI community intrigued.
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Andrew Siemion testifies to United States Congress

SETI@Home News - Wed, 2015-09-30 19:27
BSRC Director Andrew Siemion was called to testify to the US Congress about the search for life beyond Earth. Video at (Andrew's testimony starts at 28:49).
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Eric Korpela discusses alien contact.

SETI@Home News - Mon, 2015-09-21 16:21
SETI@home Director Eric Korpela discusses alien contact in the MeanwhileInTheFuture podcast episode entitled "Greetings".
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There was a fire in the data center last night

SETI@Home News - Sat, 2015-09-19 18:30
The entire data center (where our servers are) had to be shut down. That crisis is now over and we're carefully bringing our servers back up. See details here.
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Graduate student Lauren Weiss is searching for planets

SETI@Home News - Wed, 2015-09-02 23:03
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:
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Latest SETI paper

SETI@Home News - Thu, 2015-08-27 16:08
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.
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Jack Hickish video profile

SETI@Home News - Tue, 2015-08-25 20:59
Jack Hickish, a visiting scholar from Cambridge University, talks about how new technologies are transforming SETI, in our latest video profile.
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Dan Werthimer radio interview

SETI@Home News - Wed, 2015-08-12 18:10
Here's a one hour radio interview featuring Berkeley SETI Research Center's Dan Werthimer that aired on CBC radio last weekend.
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