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SETIcon 2 (2012) Sessions Available on DVD

SETIcon 2 (2012) Sessions Available on DVD

Did you miss SETIcon? Maybe you just want to experience again your favorite panel, fireside chat, or lunch and banquet presentation? Or share them with a friend. No problem. The entire proceedings are available for purchase on DVD.

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Linguist Paul Frommer

Linguist Paul Frommer

Paul Frommer – Paul Frommer, the linguist who developed the Na’vi language for James Cameron’s film Avatar, is Professor Emeritus of Clinical Management Communication and former Director of the Center for Management Communication at USC’s Marshall School of Business. Prior to joining Marshall, he lived and taught in Malaysia and Iran and spent ten years in […]

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Physicist and Author Leonard Mlodinow

Physicist and Author Leonard Mlodinow

Leonard Mlodinow – Leonard Mlodinow received his PhD in theoretical physics from the University of California at Berkeley and now teaches at Caltech. He has written for numerous scientific journals, as well as for the popular press, including Nature, The New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal. He is also the author of several best-sellers […]

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Planetary Scientist Alan Stern

Planetary Scientist Alan Stern

Alan Stern – a planetary scientist, space program executive, aerospace consultant, and author. For the last three years, he’s been an Associate Vice President at the Southwest Research Institute, and since 2008 has had his own aerospace consulting practice. Alan was also recently appointed as Director of the Florida Space Institute. In 2007 and 2008, Alan […]

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NASA Astronaut Tom Jones

NASA Astronaut Tom Jones

Tom Jones - Thomas D. Jones, PhD is a planetary scientist, author, and veteran NASA astronaut. On the last of his four space shuttle missions, Dr. Jones led three spacewalks to install the centerpiece of the International Space Station, the American Destiny laboratory. His current interests include asteroid exploration, the use of space resources, and planetary […]

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Volcano Explorer Rosaly Lopes

Volcano Explorer Rosaly Lopes

Rosaly Lopes – Dr. Rosaly M. C. Lopes is a Senior Research Scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. She is an expert on volcanoes on Earth and the planets and has worked on the NASA missions Galileo and Cassini. She has visited more than 50 active volcanoes all over the world and written more than 100 […]

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Alien Hunter Seth Shostak

Alien Hunter Seth Shostak

Seth Shostak – Seth claims to have developed an interest in extraterrestrial life at the tender age of ten, when he first picked up a book about the solar system. This innocent beginning eventually led to a degree in radio astronomy, and now, as Senior Astronomer, Seth is an enthusiastic participant in the Institute’s SETI observing […]

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SETI Institute’s Jill Tarter takes issue with Stephen Hawking, MIB3, Prometheus and Battleship

SETI Institute’s Jill Tarter takes issue with Stephen Hawking, MIB3, Prometheus and Battleship

Star Trek and Battlestar Galactica talent join the minds of SETI Institute at SETIcon, June 22 – 24. The creative minds who fill movies and TV shows with angry aliens will soon be defending their vision of these extraterrestrial antagonists at SETIcon

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SETI Institute Celebrates World-Famous Alien Hunter’s 35 Years of Research And Looks Forward To The Next Chapter

SETI Institute Celebrates World-Famous Alien Hunter’s 35 Years of Research And Looks Forward To The Next Chapter

Astronomer who inspired Jodie Foster’s character in “Contact” retires as Director of the Center for SETI Research. Astronauts, Scientists and Celebrities to gather in Santa Clara to salute science, imagination, and Tarter June 22 – 24

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Battlestar Galactica Science Advisor Kevin Grazier

Battlestar Galactica Science Advisor Kevin Grazier

Kevin Grazier – Dr. Kevin R. Grazier was the scientific advisor for “Battlestar Galactica”, “Eureka”, and “The Event”, and co-author of The Science of Battlestar Galactica—a book detailing the science both depicted and hinted at in the re-imagined series. For 15 years he was an Investigation Scientist on the Cassini/Huygens Mission to Saturn and Titan, […]

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