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SETI@home is a scientific experiment that uses Internet-connected computers in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI). You can participate by running a free program that downloads and analyzes radio telescope data.

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We put out a call on Twitter and Facebook for questions for our scientists and engineers. We picked seven of the submissions and had our team give short answers.

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23 Jun 2015, 21:51:52 UTC · Comment

Eric Korpela on UFOs and Conspiracy Theories
Berkeley SETI Research Center Project Scientist Eric Korpela talks about giant red aliens, sky queens, and what we'll do when we make contact. Check out our latest video profile at 12 Jun 2015, 18:20:35 UTC · Comment

The challenges of funding SETI
Getting a steady stream of funding for SETI research is a challenge, as BSRC Director Andrew Siemion explains in this short video. 3 Jun 2015, 18:00:56 UTC · Comment

Check out SETI@AndalucĂ­a, a new Spanish-language web site about SETI and SETI@home. 21 May 2015, 17:55:05 UTC · Comment

Video interview with Seth Shostak from the SETI Institute
Seth Shostak from the SETI Institute recently visited Berkeley SETI Research Center and took time to chat with us about challenges in the search (including funding!), as well as why he thinks we have a chance to detect ETI during the next couple of decades. Watch the four minute video at 18 May 2015, 17:53:34 UTC · Comment

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