The Future of SETI w/ Ground-Based Telescopes

Where are we in our search for extraterrestrial life? What is the future and how will ground-based telescopes help? The first modern SETI experiment was created by Frank Drake in 1960 with Project Ozma. Over 50 years later, we still haven't heard

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Where are we in our search for extraterrestrial life? What is the future and how will ground-based telescopes help?

The first modern SETI experiment was created by Frank Drake in 1960 with Project Ozma. Over 50 years later, we still haven't heard a radio signal from an intelligent extraterrestrial species.

What is the future of SETI with ground-based telescopes? What percentage of the radio frequencies have we surveyed? Are there new developments in AI and data processing on the horizon that will make it easier to search through SETI data? With new funding sources from the Breakthrough Foundation be the extra funding needed to uncover a SETI signal?

Join Tony Darnell, Dr. Andrew Siemion, Dr. Franck Marchis, Jon Richards and Dr. Svetlana Berdyugina as we delve into these topics.