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  • The Square Kilometre Array Telescope and SETI - Duration: 4 minutes, 58 seconds.

    • 2 weeks ago
    • 420 views
    The Square Kilometre Array is an ambitious project to create a gigantic telescope from two enormous arrays of smaller antennas located in South Africa and Australia. The huge collecting area of the...
  • What kind of signals do we look for? Greg Hellbourg explains. - Duration: 6 minutes, 32 seconds.

    • 1 month ago
    • 357 views
    Greg Hellbourg is a postdoc working with the Berkeley SETI Research Center. He's an electrical engineer with a specialty in signal processing. In this video, Greg talks about the kind of signals we...
  • Visit the Green Bank Telescope in VR (Part Two) - Duration: 8 minutes, 45 seconds.

    • 9 months ago
    • 703 views
    The second half of our GoPro Omni 360 VR video from the Green Bank Telescope, the largest steerable radio telescope in the world. See how the telescope focuses radio waves from outer space, learn a...
  • Student Travel Crowdfunding Update - Duration: 84 seconds.

    • 9 months ago
    • 204 views
    A huge thank-you to all of our generous donors who helped us reach our $7000 goal to fund five students to attend meetings. With a week left in the campaign we're announcing a stretch goal of $14k ...
  • Support Student Travel at Berkeley SETI - Duration: 3 minutes, 36 seconds.

    • 10 months ago
    • 487 views
    We've been lucky to work with several amazing groups of interns who have produced some truly stellar work during their time at the UC Berkeley SETI Research Center. We've been able to do this becau...
  • Frank Drake on the Current State of SETI - Duration: 5 minutes, 18 seconds.

    • 11 months ago
    • 2,369 views
    Frank Drake is considered by many to be the "father of modern SETI". Perhaps most famous for his formulation of the Drake Equation, he was also a key member of the team that produced the Golden Rec...
  • Meet Vishal: Pulsars and Radio Interference - Duration: 5 minutes, 19 seconds.

    • 11 months ago
    • 1,649 views
    VIshal Gajjar is a postdoctoral researcher at Berkeley SETI. In August 2017 he was in the news when he led a project to investigate the mysterious repeating fast radio burst FRB 121102.

    Our interv...
  • Meet Breakthrough Listen researcher Danny Price - Duration: 5 minutes, 30 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 560 views
    Danny Price works on developing digital instrumentation and software for our radio telescopes. Learn how the information coming from the telescope gets digitized and processed, and find out what ki...
  • Green Bank Scientist Ryan Lynch Talks Giant Telescopes - Duration: 3 minutes, 49 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 3,374 views
    Breakthrough Listen utilizes the 100-meter Green Bank Telescope in West Virginia in the search for signals from intelligent life beyond Earth. In this interview with Green Bank researcher Ryan Lync...
  • Visit the Green Bank Telescope in VR (Part One) - Duration: 7 minutes, 51 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 3,378 views
    We took a GoPro Omni 360 VR camera up to the top of the Green Bank Telescope, the largest steerable radio telescope in the world. Join us on Part 1 of our journey, as we check out the telescope whe...
  • Interview with Jodrell Bank Director Mike Garrett - Duration: 4 minutes, 42 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 1,484 views
    Professor Michael Garrett is director of the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics in Manchester, England. Berkeley SETI Research Center sat down with him in May 2017 to talk about his research, inc...
  • Tabby's Star is dimming right now (archived video of chat with Jason Wright) - Duration: 57 minutes.

    • Streamed 1 year ago
    • 66,104 views
    Tabby's Star (aka the WTF Star, Boyajian's Star, the Most Mysterious Star in the Universe) is entering another of its irregular dips. Here at UC Berkeley SETI we're lucky to have Prof. Jason Wright...
  • Breakthrough Hardware and Water Cooling at Green Bank - Duration: 5 minutes, 19 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 8,144 views
    Take a tour of the Breakthrough Listen instrument at the Green Bank Observatory with Berkeley SETI Research Center engineer Dave MacMahon, and hear GBO Director Karen O'Neil talk about a novel solu...
  • A Tour of the Green Bank Observatory and Breakthrough Listen - Duration: 5 minutes, 17 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 2,435 views
    The Green Bank Observatory has a long history of involvement in the search for signs of intelligent life beyond Earth. From pioneering experiments by Frank Drake almost 60 years ago, to the unparal...
  • Frank Drake and the history of SETI at Green Bank - Duration: 5 minutes, 13 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 545 views
    Using a mix of new interviews and archival audio, we explore the beginnings of SETI and the part that the Green Bank Observatory played in launching the search. From Project Ozma in 1960, to Breakt...
  • Green Bank Scientist Ryan Lynch talks about Pulsars and Gravitational Waves - Duration: 3 minutes, 22 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 372 views
    Breakthrough Listen utilizes the 100-meter Green Bank Telescope in West Virginia in the search for signals from intelligent life beyond Earth. But the GBT also investigates a range of other astroph...
  • Join the BSRC Undergraduate Internship Program! - Duration: 3 minutes, 36 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 806 views
    Berkeley SETI Research Center invites applications from current sophomore, junior, and senior undergraduates across the USA for 10-week paid internships in summer 2017. For more information about h...
  • Berkeley SETI Live Chat from Green Bank about Tabby's Star observations - Duration: 51 minutes.

    • Streamed 1 year ago
    • 11,236 views
    BSRC Director Dr. Andrew Siemion is joined by Louisiana State Professor Tabetha Boyajian and Penn State Professor Jason Wright for a live chat from the Green Bank observatory about their observatio...
  • A Tour of our Computer Hardware, Part II - Duration: 4 minutes, 20 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 7,395 views
    David MacMahon continues his tour of the hardware that powers Berkeley SETI and Breakthrough Listen. See the first episode at https://youtu.be/IOJ6-_gIyP0
  • Berkeley SETI Research Center Highlights - Duration: 5 minutes, 15 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 7,183 views
    See some of the highlights of work at Berkeley SETI Research Center. Hear about SETI@home and the Breakthrough Listen optical and radio searches, visit the Green Bank Telescope, see our computing h...
  • FPGAs and GPUs: a Tour of our Computer Hardware - Duration: 5 minutes, 18 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 13,785 views
    David MacMahon is a research astronomer with Berkeley SETI Research Center. Dave works on several projects at BSRC, including Breakthrough Listen, designing many of the computer systems we use to p...
  • UC Berkeley Astronomy Department Cal Day Open House - Duration: 5 minutes, 8 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 630 views
    The Astronomy Department at UC Berkeley opened its doors for the annual Cal Day open house on April 16, 2016. There were open labs, an inflatable planetarium, and demonstrations and experiments to ...
  • Meet the Interns - Kyle - Duration: 4 minutes, 27 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 2,412 views
    Kyle Archer started with SETI as an intern in June 2015. Although he'd run the SETI@home screensaver, Kyle started at UC Berkeley in mechanical engineering, and didn't previously have experience wi...
  • Downloading GQRX - Duration: 2 minutes, 10 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 3,306 views
    How to install the GQRX software defined radio software.
  • GQRX Preview - Duration: 7 minutes, 21 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 9,462 views
    Learn how to use your computer to pick up radio transmissions using inexpensive software defined radio hardware.
  • Funding for Radio Hardware to find ET - Duration: 3 minutes, 40 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 2,414 views
    We're running a crowdfunding campaign to buy digital hardware for undergrads in our laboratory to learn the techniques of radio astronomy. Help us train the next generation of scientists and engine...
  • Meet the Interns - Kevin - Duration: 4 minutes, 19 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 4,060 views
    Kevin Luong joined Berkeley SETI Research Center as an intern in summer 2015. Kevin worked with David Anderson to revise the NTPCKR system to run on cloud computing servers. There are still a few k...
  • Berkeley SETI Research Center's newest employee - Zuhra Abdurashidova - Duration: 5 minutes, 12 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 8,925 views
    Zuhra Abdurashidova is one of the newest staff members at Berkeley SETI Research Center. Joining us in June 2015, Zuhra graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in mechanical engineering. Zuhra is ...
  • Lauren Weiss talks about exoplanets and Earth twins - Duration: 4 minutes, 37 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 6,746 views
    Lauren Weiss is a graduate student at Berkeley SETI Research Center, who studies exoplanets. Her research has recently determined a theoretical upper limit for how big a planet can be before it bec...
  • Jack Hickish talks about how new technologies are revolutionizing SETI - Duration: 4 minutes, 52 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 2,565 views
    Jack Hickish is a visiting scholar from Cambridge University, working with the Berkeley SETI Research Center and Space Sciences Laboratory. Jack has also been involved with CASPER, a coalition of s...
  • David Anderson talks BOINC, Citizen Science, and Why We Still Need You - Duration: 4 minutes, 23 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 7,580 views
    David Anderson is co-creator of SETI@home, and the Director of BOINC, the Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing. David is a computer scientist by trade, and mathematician by training w...
  • Matt Lebofsky on Hacking Your Job, and Managing SETI Data. - Duration: 5 minutes, 29 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 4,982 views
    Matt Lebofsky is one of the behind-the-scenes wizards who keep the work units flowing to SETI@home. Not an astronomer, Matt joined Berkeley SETI while a temp, after he hacked his work computer. He ...
  • Q&A: How Does SETI Account for a Planet's Rotation? - Duration: 2 minutes, 27 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 2,076 views
    We put out the call to the SETI community for questions for our scientists and engineers. In this seventh installment, visiting scholar Jack Hickish talks about how the rotation of the earth - and ...
  • Q&A: How Often Does SETI@home Discover a Promising Candidate? - Duration: 2 minutes, 23 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 7,297 views
    We put out the call to the SETI community for questions for our scientists and engineers. In this sixth installment, systems administrator and software developer Matt Lebofsky talks about how frequ...
  • Q&A: What Fraction of Incoming Radio Signals Does SETI@home Analyze? - Duration: 2 minutes, 4 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 2,658 views
    We put out the call to the SETI community for questions for our scientists and engineers. In this fifth installment, Berkeley SETI Research Center Director Andrew Siemion talks about how much much ...
  • Q&A: Are there any Scientific Groups Doing SETI in Italy? - Duration: 110 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 1,306 views
    We put out the call to the SETI community for questions for our scientists and engineers. In this fourth installment, Berkeley SETI Research Center Director Andrew Siemion fills our followers in on...
  • Q&A: What is the Typical Dwell Time and Beam Width? - Duration: 3 minutes, 11 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 1,969 views
    We put out the call to the SETI community for questions for our scientists and engineers. In this third installment, Berkley SETI Research Center Director Andrew Siemion talks about how much of the...
  • Q&A: How Much Will You Freak Out If We Find ET? - Duration: 90 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 2,777 views
    We put out the call to the SETI community for questions for our scientists and engineers. In this second installment, chief scientist Dan Werthimer talks about how he'll react if we ever discover a...
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  • Q&A: What is the status of the NTPCkr? - Duration: 2 minutes, 7 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 2,660 views
    We put out the call to the SETI community for questions for our scientists and engineers. In this first installment, systems administrator and software developer Matt Lebofsky discusses the current...
  • Eric Korpela talks about SETI, Aliens, and Government Conspiracies - Duration: 5 minutes, 28 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 7,272 views
    Eric, a project scientist at Berkeley SETI talks about what got him into SETI, why the aliens people are talking about always seem to look like the ones in Hollywood, and the plan for what happens ...
  • Funding SETI - Duration: 4 minutes, 33 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 2,607 views
    BSRC Director Andrew Siemion talks about the challenges of funding SETI research, and the goal of raising capital to provide a steady stream of grants in future through http://firsst.org/
  • Seth Shostak talks ET - Duration: 4 minutes, 17 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 4,664 views
    Seth Shostak of the SETI Institute came by Berkeley SETI to talk about his work.

    Seth hosts Big Picture Science, a radio show and podcast that tells the biggest stories in science with a rotating ...
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  • Shelley Wright Visits Berkeley SETI - Duration: 3 minutes, 38 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 3,425 views
    Professor Shelley Wright is an astrophysicist, recently at the University of Toronto, and now faculty at the University of California, San Diego. Here she talks about her research into infrared and...
  • Berkeley SETI at Cal Day - Duration: 3 minutes, 1 second.

    • 3 years ago
    • 268 views
    The Berkeley SETI team greets the public and answers questions during Cal Day, UC Berkeley's open house for students, families and kids.

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  • Dan Werthimer at Cal Day: Are We Alone? SETI@home and the Search for ET - Duration: 34 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 10,852 views
    Did you know at one time our best shot for talking to aliens was a 20 mile wide pit full of burning kerosene?

    Dan gives a talk on the history and current state of SETI to visitors at UC Berkeley'...
  • Astronomer Lucianne Walkowicz on SETI and Kepler - Duration: 3 minutes, 59 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 2,942 views
    Dr. Lucianne Walkowicz is an astronomer at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago. From 2008 - 2011 she was a Kepler Fellow in the study of planet-bearing stars at UC Berkeley, and from 2011 - 2014 she w...
  • Andrew Siemion, Director of Berkeley SETI - Duration: 4 minutes, 9 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 1,230 views
    Andrew Siemion discusses the role of Berkeley SETI in the international SETI community, and future research that's he's excited about.

    Learn more about Andrew
    https://seti.berkeley.edu/siemion

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