Posted on | December 14, 2011 | No Comments
Today CdnMarketSquare.com received this newsletter. CdnMarketSquare has an account with SETI@home and this application is run on a computer constantly. I am posting this in its entirety.
Newsletter From SETI*home
We need your help to continue the search for extraterrestrialintelligence!
For the last eleven years, SETI@home has brought the search forextraterrestrial intelligence to millions of households around the world. SETI@home is the longest operating SETI search. We use the largest and mostsensitive telescopes on earth to scan the skies for the faint whispers of another technology. Your tax-deductible donation will help enable us to continue the SETI@home and Astropulse projects at Arecibo Observatory, as well as pursue ambitious new experiments all over the world. SETI@home is primarily funded by the financial support of its participants. Your contribution is vital to sustaining our search for intelligent life on other worlds.
During the last year, we have laid the groundwork for expanding SETI@home into new portions of the radio spectrum and new regions of the sky. We have performed observations of Kepler exoplanets with the Green Bank Telescope in West Virginia, USA, and we are very close to releasing these data to SETI@home and Astropulse volunteers. These observations will allow us to conduct the most sensitive search for intelligent life on these new worlds ever performed. We are also working with our colleagues atobservatories all over the planet to install additional SETI@home datarecorders to operate in piggy-back mode.
In addition to conducting SETI experiments, the SETI@home group actively trainsthe next generation of SETI scientists, working with students from high schoolthrough doctoral studies. Your contribution directly affects our ability tosupport additional students working with our group. Engaging the next generation of astronomers and engineers in SETI is absolutely crucial to ensuring its future.
Please consider a donation to SETI@home this holiday season. Any amount you can contribute would be an immense help in sustaining and growing the SETI@homesearch for extraterrestrial intelligent life. To contribute click here.
Thank you for your support and continuing dedication to SETI@home.
Andrew Siemion, Project Scientist
Andrew Siemion is an astrophysics Ph.D. candidate at the University ofCalifornia, Berkeley. His research activities focus on designing instruments and experiments to detect rare and novel radio phenomena.
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