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New Projects Look To Ramp Up The Search For Intelligent ETs
2014-05-22 12:11:50

Dan Werthimer, who heads Berkeley’s new SETI Research Center, summarized the current efforts to seek out extraterrestrial intelligent life at a hearing held May 21 at the US House of Representatives’ Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

2012-11-16 09:28:51

SETI Institute announces today it has received a donation of $3.5 million from Franklin Antonio, Co-founder and Chief Scientist of Qualcomm.

SETI To Receive Funds From Uwingu
2012-08-30 15:00:57

Uwingu announced it would be funding the SETI Institute's Allen Telescope Array through donations it has received so far.

SETI Reaching Out To The Public For Alien Search
2012-02-29 13:54:34

Participants are being asked to join in the search for extraterrestrial life using a website that will stream radio frequencies transmitted from the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Allen Telescope Array.

SETI Back On Track After US Military Funding
2011-12-07 11:42:35

The Search for Extra Terrestrial intelligence (SETI) is back on track after funding from the U.S. Air Force Space Command.

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2011-08-09 14:30:00

Over $200,000 in donations from fans have helped place SETI Institute's search for alien life back on track.

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2011-05-15 07:45:00

Astronomers are now listening to the skies for the existence of ETs using a massive radio telescope in West Virginia to scan for signs of alien life.


Latest Allen Telescope Array Reference Libraries

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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Very Large Array -- The Very Large Array, one of the world's premier astronomical radio observatories, consists of 27 radio antennas in a Y-shaped configuration on the Plains of San Agustin fifty miles west of Socorro, New Mexico. Each antenna is 25 meters (82 feet) in diameter. The data from the antennas is combined electronically to give the resolution of an antenna 36km (22 miles) across, with the sensitivity of a dish 130 meters (422 feet) in diameter. The VLA is an...

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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Radio Telescope -- In contrast to an ordinary telescope, which produces visible light images, a radio telescope "sees" radio waves emitted by radio sources located anywhere in the Universe, typically by means of a large parabolic ("dish") antenna, or arrays of them. The best-known (and largest) radio telescope is in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. A well-known radio telescope being an array of antennae is the Very Large Array (VLA) in Socorro, New Mexico. The largest (100-meter diameter) and most...

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