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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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SETI.German announces fourth Wow! event

SETI@Home News - Fri, 2015-08-07 21:24
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!
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work production off overnight

SETI@Home News - Fri, 2015-08-07 02:18
The science database is down while we make a copy for offline data analysis. This is taking a bit longer than anticipated. During this period work production is off. We hope to resume work production tomorrow morning.
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Big boost for SETI@home from Yuri Milner's Breakthrough Listen Initiative

SETI@Home News - Mon, 2015-07-20 15:01
SETI@home and Berkeley SETI Research Center are proud to be participating in the new Breakthrough Listen initiative, that will dramatically expand the search for life beyond Earth.
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David Anderson interview

SETI@Home News - Tue, 2015-07-14 20:02
David Anderson, co-creator of SETI@home and Director of BOINC, took some time to chat with us recently.
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Matt Lebofsky on hacking your job, and managing SETI data

SETI@Home News - Mon, 2015-07-06 18:29
Developer Matt Lebofsky is key to keeping SETI@home software & databases running. Check out our latest video profile of one of the guys who sends you your work units.
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Questions and Answers

SETI@Home News - Tue, 2015-06-23 21:51
We put out a call on Twitter and Facebook for questions for our scientists and engineers. We picked seven of the submissions and had our team give short answers.

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