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Skeptic Check: Glutenous Maximus
Big Picture Science Radio Show: Skeptic Check: Glutenous Maximus
Eat dark chocolate. Don’t drink coffee. Go gluten-free. If you ask people for diet advice, you’ll get a dozen different stories. We’ll help you decide between fact and fad, and show you how to think skeptically about popular trends – from gluten-free to wearable devices that count your steps. Plus find out why a cook says that no food is healthy, not even kale.
Enceladus
Another smoking gun in the search for life in Enceladus' ocean
Today, NASA-funded scientists announced a major new step in the search for life on Enceladus, Saturn’s sixth-largest moon, thanks to new data collected by the NASA/ESA Cassini mission.
April 13, 2017
Where in the world is SETI Institute
Where in the Worlds has SETI Institute Been? April 3 – April 9 and March 2017
Welcome to the special expanded edition of Where in the Worlds has SETI I Been!
April 13, 2017
hackathon
Calling all citizen data scientists and technologists: ML4SETI Hackathon & Code Challenge
Want to join us in our mission to find intelligent radio signals from beyond our solar system? You can help expand our radio-telescope signal classification tools using the latest developments in machine- and deep-learning by participating in our global code challenge and hackathon.
April 07, 2017
kepler 1649b April 06, 2017
POSSIBLE VENUS TWIN DISCOVERED AROUND DIM STAR
Astronomers using NASA’s Kepler space telescope have found a planet 219 light-years away that seems to be a close relative to Venus. This newly discovered world is only slightly larger than Earth, and orbits a low-temperature star called Kepler-1649 that’s one-fifth the diameter of our Sun.
trappist-1
SETI Institute observes Trappist-1, the Star with many Earth-like planets
Three of the planets in the Trappist-1 system are believed to be in the “habitable zone” for life: close enough to their star to melt ice but not so close that all the water evaporates. In other words, these planets might have liquid water at their surfaces.
April 06, 2017

Where in the Worlds has SETI Institute Been? March 27 - April 2, 2017
A roundup of SETI Institute in the media, March 27 - April 2
March 28, 2017
April 04, 2017
NASA Announces Frontier Development Lab 2017 Challenges
NASA Frontier Development Lab (FDL) announced its 2017 challenges and opened the participant application process, with a deadline of April 19, 2017.
cassini2014
Getting Ready for Cassini's Final Mission Segment
On Tuesday, April 4, NASA will hold a press conference to unveil the beginning of Cassini’s last mission segment, called the Grand Finale, a series of 22 orbits plunging between the main rings and the planet’s clouds that will begin in late April.
April 03, 2017
astronomy month 2017
April is Global Astronomy Month!
We’re excited to celebrate all things astronomy in April, which is Global Astronomy Month (GAM)
March 31, 2017

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