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SETI Institute Teams with Zooniverse to Launch SETILive.org to Empower Citizen Scientists

1 Mar 2012, 22:16 UTC
SETI Institute Teams with Zooniverse to Launch SETILive.org to Empower Citizen Scientists
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Tell your PC to step aside, and let a REAL HUMAN do it.
You too can now look for E.T.
–Ben
SETI Institute Teams with Zooniverse to Launch SETILive.org to Empower Citizen Scientists
The SETI Institute, TED and Zooniverse Launch SETI LIVE to Empower Citizen Scientists to Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
SCIENCE Channel Supports Initiative with Month-long Programming on Search for Extraterrestrial Life
As part of the TED Prize Wish made by renowned astronomer Jill Tarter, the TED Prize today launches SETI Live (setilive.org): a site where – for the first time – the public can view data being collected by radio telescopes and collectively help search for intelligent life on other planets.
TED, the nonprofit dedicated to Ideas Worth Spreading, established the TED Prize in 2005, born out of a vision by the world’s leading entrepreneurs, innovators, and entertainers to turn ideas into action one Wish at a time. SETI Live was created in collaboration with Zooniverseteam at Chicago’s Adler Planetarium and is the latest development of Dr. Tarter’s 2009 TED Prize wish, “to empower Earthlings everywhere to become active participants in the ultimate search for cosmic company.”
The launch of SETI Live opens the door for anyone to ...

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