First-Time Screening of Excerpts from the upcoming Feature-length Documentary SHUTTLE 3D & The New Pioneers. Come see and hear technologist-turned-filmmaker David Knight and his colleagues as they present never-before-seen clips.
Bill Nye the Science Guy will kick off our Luncheon with Scientists on Saturday. This is your chance to get up close and personal with the a SETI Institute’s outstanding scientist! Discuss hot topics, ask your burning questions, find out what new and exciting cutting edge research they are working on.
SETIcon, envisioned and organized by SETI Institute, is a unique, entertaining and enlightening public event where science and imagination meet. SETIcon brings together innovative scientists, science fiction authors, space and science artists, space lovers, and the curious and adventurous everywhere for a 3-day public celebration and exploration of space, science, technology, imagination, and science education.
Moderators include SETI Institute Trustees John Gertz, Andrew Fraknoi, Linda Bernardi, Dane Glasgow, Russ Holdstein(pictured), Michael Moradzadeh
Mary Roach – Mary Roach has written best-selling books about such things as dead bodies, ghosts, and life in space. Her work is distinctive and engaging. Her first book, Stiff, was an offshoot of a column she wrote for Salon.com. Her other books include Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife, Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and […]
Alex Filippenko – Alex is the Richard & Rhoda Goldman Distinguished Professor in the Physical Sciences at UC Berkeley. An elected member of the National Academy of Sciences, he is one of the world’s most highly cited astronomers and has received numerous prizes for his research. His primary areas of research are supernovae (exploding stars), active […]
Nathalie A. Cabrol – Exploration, whatever its focus, is limitless, multi-facetted, and exquisitely complex. The understanding of how and why planets evolve, whether they could have hosted habitats for life, how climate change impacts their habitability – and for Earth, its biodiversity – are questions that need to be addressed through a synergetic approach by looking […]
Scott Hubbard – G. Scott Hubbard has over 25 years of experience making significant contributions to research, development and management of space science missions, with more than 10 of those years directly related to Mars missions. He has extensive experience as a project manager and technologist, with an outstanding record of success in formulating new concepts […]
Bill Nye, the Science Guy and CEO of the Planetary Society, joins the SETI Institute at SETIcon, June 22 – 24
Bill Nye, famed as television’s “Science Guy,” will join scientists, writers, artists and sci-fi stars at SETIcon II, hosted by the SETI Institute.