Life at the SETI Institute

Archives for August, 2011

By Dr. Rachel Mastrapa; Carl Sagan Center for the Study of Life in the Universe, SETI Institute, and Gail Jacobs Rachel Mastrapa studies the surface processes of icy Solar System bodies by interpreting their infrared spectra. The majority of her work involves performing the ground truth measurements in the laboratory including calculating the complex indices…

SETI Institute Engages the Public and Celebrates ScienceClick on images for larger view The cosmos can be mysteriously alluring to all — from the young in age to the young at heart. In particular, space science and astrobiology fill us with wonder, amazement and awe — but the scientists who work in these intriguing fields…