South Bay Disco Bash To Honor World’s Top Alien Hunter Jill Tarter, the astronomer who was a prototype for the lead character in Carl Sagan’s novel Contact, will be honored with a disco serenade at her retirement party in Santa Clara this weekend.
SETI Astronomers Call For Help In Search For Alien LifeAstronomers searching for intelligent extraterrestrial life have created a new website to encourage the public to help sort through a vast quantity of radio signals detected by telescopes scanning the stars for a sign we are not alone.
Mountain View's SETI Institute Suspends Search For Alien LifeThe SETI Institute in Mountain View has suffered a major financial setback and as a result, is shutting down its deep space listening program.

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