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Neptune's moon Naiad October 08, 2013
Archival Hubble Images Reveal Neptune's “Lost” Inner Moon
SETI Institute Senior Scientist Mark Showalter announces that Neptune’s tiny, innermost moon, Naiad, has now been seen for the first time since it was discovered by Voyager’s cameras in 1989.
ICS Summit
Tech Summit on Collaborative Innovation
SETI Institute Opportunity: The Tech Summit on Incentivizing Collaborative Innovation | October 16-17th, 2013
Asteroid Sylvia October 07, 2013
Telescopes Large and Small Team Up to Study Triple Asteroid
Combining observations from the world’s largest telescopes with small telescopes used by amateur astronomers, a team of astronomers led by Franck Marchis, senior research scientist at the Carl Sagan Center of the SETI Institute, discovered that the large main-belt asteroid (87) Sylvia has a complex interior, probably linked to the way the multiple system was formed.
Darya Rios 4
Searching for extraterrestrial civilizations with the Colossus telescope
A Hangout to discuss the potential of the Colossus telescope, a 50-100m aperture telescope, to search for extraterrestrial civilizations and the signatures of biospheres on exoplanets around nearby stars.
Our Interstellar Future in the eyes of Science and Science-Fiction
Geoff Landis, physicist and science fiction author, and Allen Steele, award-winning science fiction author, Hangout with SETI Institute scientists Cynthia Phillips and Franck Marchis (host and moderator) to discuss the Starship Century book and symposiums dedicated to the exploration of our galaxy using a starship. When will we be ready to go there?
An Update about Pluto on the Eve of New Horizons' Exploration
In 2015, the NASA New Horizons spacecraft will fly by the dwarf planet Pluto and its complex system of satellites. In this hangout, we discuss perspectives on this flyby and the predictions made by planetary scientists who attended the Pluto conference in July 2013.
An update on Gemini Planet Imager from the TMT Science Forum
A live hangout ON-Air with SETI Institute's Senior Researcher Franck Marchis, Bruce Macintosh, principal investigator of the Gemini Planet Imager (GPI = "Gee"-pi) from Laurence Livermore National Laboratory and UC Santa Cruz, and Christian Marois, astronomer at the National Research Council in Canada.
Neptune's new moon July 15, 2013
SETI Institute Scientist Mark Showalter Finds New Moon Around Neptune
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has discovered a new moon orbiting the distant blue-green planet Neptune, the 14th known to be circling the giant planet.
Pluto's moons July 02, 2013
Pluto's Smallest Moons Receive Their Official Names
The names of Pluto's two smallest known moons, previously referred to as "P4" and "P5", have been formally approved by the International Astronomical Union (IAU).
Zöe robot June 11, 2013
Zoë Robot Returns To Chile's Atacama Desert On NASA Mission To Search For Subsurface Life
The autonomous, solar-powered Zoë robot, which became the first robot to map microbial life during a 2005 field expedition in Chile’s Atacama Desert, is heading back to the world’s driest desert this month on a NASA astrobiology mission led by Carnegie Mellon University and the SETI Institute.