Astronomical update


This video says about itself:

Jill Tarter: Why the search for alien intelligence matters

20 February 2009

The SETI Institute‘s Jill Tarter makes her TED Prize wish: to accelerate our search for cosmic company. Using a growing array of radio telescopes, she and her team listen for patterns that may be a sign of intelligence elsewhere in the universe.

‘Making Contact’ chronicles an astronomer’s struggle to find E.T. For decades, Jill Tarter led the hunt for extraterrestrial intelligence. By Emily Conover, 4:33pm, July 24, 2017.

Fewer big rogue planets roam the galaxy, recount shows. New estimate of wandering Jupiter-mass worlds better matches ideas of how planets become orphans. By Ashley Yeager, 11:00am, July 24, 2017.

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