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13th Annual James R. Arnold Lecture--The Search for ET: An Investment in Our Long Future

James R. Arnold Lectureship

Friday, May 9, 2014 from 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM (PDT)

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Jill Tarter, SETI


Jill Tarter
, Center for SETI Research, SETI Institute

Jill Tarter holds the Bernard M. Oliver Chair for SETI Research at the SETI Institute in Mountain View, California. Tarter received her Bachelor of Engineering Physics Degree with Distinction from Cornell University and her Master’s Degree and a Ph.D. in Astronomy from the University of California, Berkeley. She served as Project Scientist for NASA’s SETI program, the High Resolution Microwave Survey, and has conducted numerous observational programs at radio observatories worldwide. She is a Fellow of the AAAS and the California Academy of Sciences, she was named one of the Time 100 in 2004, and one of the Time 25 in Space in 2012, received a TED prize in 2009, public service awards from NASA, multiple awards for communicating science to the public, and has been honored as a woman in technology. Since the termination of funding for NASA’s SETI program in 1993, she has served in a leadership role to design and build the Allen Telescope Array and to secure private funding to continue the exploratory science of SETI. Many people are now familiar with her work as portrayed by Jodie Foster in the movie "Contact".

Abstract: Please visit http://casgc.ucsd.edu/?page_id=5260

Agenda:

--4:00-5:00 Lecture
--5:00-6:30 Reception

Driving Directions:

--Use Freeway I-5
--Exit Genesee Ave and turn west
--Turn left onto North Torrey Pines road
--Drive 1/8 mi, turn right onto Torrey Pines Scenic Drive
--The Consortium is the first driveway on your right
--Lecture will be in the Duane J. Roth Auditorium

For further information: please contact physcievents@ucsd.edu or 858.822.6436.

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Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine
2880 Torrey Pines Scenic Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037

Friday, May 9, 2014 from 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM (PDT)


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James R. Arnold Lectureship

This event was established to honor the legacy of Professor James R. Arnold, one of UCSD's first faculty members and founding chair of the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry. This event is co-sponsored by:

This lectureship is made possible through private donations made to the James R. Arnold Lectureship Endowment. To contribute to the continued success of this program, please click here for an online donation form. For a downloadable form, please click here.

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