Life at the SETI Institute

Archives for October, 2011

By Dr. Gerry Harp, Senior Astrophysicist, Center for SETI Research, SETI Institute, and Gail Jacobs Trained as a quantum mechanic, Dr. Gerry Harp was deeply interested in possibilities for using the multiple telescopes of the Allen Telescope Array to generate steerable “beams” on the sky — beams that could be far smaller than any single…

By Dr. Janice Bishop, Senior Scientist SETI Institute October 3, 2011 Two small depressions on Mars found to be rich in minerals formed by water could have been places able to support life relatively recently in the planet’s history. These findings were published October 1, 2011, in the journal Geology. The team, led by Catherine…