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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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Behind the scenes at Berkeley SETI Research Center
New video! BSRC engineer Dave MacMahon talks GPUs, FPGAs, and the hardware that powers the search 27 Jul 2016, 23:57:27 UTC · Comment

SETI.German announces fifth Wow! event
To celebrate the 39th anniversary of the Wow! signal, SETI.Germany is organizing a SETI@home crunching competition from Aug 15th to Aug 29th. Everyone is welcome! 24 Jul 2016, 17:13:52 UTC · Comment

Vice Magazine article about Arecibo Closure
Vice Magazine has posted an article about the potential closure of the Arecibo observatory. 10 Jul 2016, 17:14:19 UTC · Comment

Breakthrough Listen: Expanding the Search for Life Beyond Earth
BSRC's Dr. Steve Croft recently gave a one-hour public talk about how we find planets around other stars, the search for life beyond Earth, and the new Breakthrough Listen project. Watch the video at

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SETI researcher Stéphane Dumas has passed away
We are sad to hear that our friend and colleague Stéphane Dumas passed away this week. Here is a video of his recent SETItalks talk. 10 Jun 2016, 23:00:25 UTC · Comment

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