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Jill Tarter — 'It Takes a Cosmos to Make a Human' | On Being with Krista Tippett

On Being with Krista Tippett | 5 minute podcast summaries

Other podcast summaries if you're on Apple Podcasts: http://bit.ly/5-min-summariesOr in other apps: search 'podcast summaries'.Original episode link: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/on-being-with-krista-tippett/id150892556?i=1000522548092Written summary: https://www.owltail.com/summaries/ufe6h-Jill-Tarter-It-Takes-a-Cosmos-to-Make-a-Human

3mins

21 May 2021

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Jill Tarter — 'It Takes a Cosmos to Make a Human'

On Being with Krista Tippett

The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence — or SETI — goes beyond hunting for E.T. and habitable planets. Scientists in the field are using telescopes and satellites looking for signs of outright civilizational intelligence. One of the founding pioneers in this search is astronomer Jill Tarter. She is a co-founder of the SETI Institute and was an inspiration for Jodie Foster’s character in the movie Contact, based on the novel by Carl Sagan. To speak with Tarter is to begin to grasp the creative majesty of SETI and what’s relevant now in the ancient question: “Are we alone in the universe?”Jill Tarter — is the co-founder and chair emeritus for SETI Research at the SETI Institute in Mountain View, California. She currently serves on the management board for the Allen Telescope Array. She has been awarded two Exceptional Public Service medals from NASA and the Women in Aerospace Lifetime Achievement Award. In April of 2021, she was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.This interview is edited and produced with music and other features in the On Being episode "Jill Tarter — It Takes a Cosmos to Make a Human." Find the transcript for that show at onbeing.org.This show originally aired on February 27, 2020.

50mins

20 May 2021

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[Unedited] Jill Tarter with Krista Tippett

On Being with Krista Tippett

The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence — or SETI — goes beyond hunting for E.T. and habitable planets. Scientists in the field are using telescopes and satellites looking for signs of outright civilizational intelligence. One of the founding pioneers in this search is astronomer Jill Tarter. She is a co-founder of the SETI Institute and was an inspiration for Jodie Foster’s character in the movie Contact, based on the novel by Carl Sagan. To speak with Tarter is to begin to grasp the creative majesty of SETI and what’s relevant now in the ancient question: “Are we alone in the universe?”Jill Tarter — is the co-founder and chair emeritus for SETI Research at the SETI Institute in Mountain View, California. She currently serves on the management board for the Allen Telescope Array. She has been awarded two Exceptional Public Service medals from NASA and the Women in Aerospace Lifetime Achievement Award. In April of 2021, she was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.Find the transcript for this show at onbeing.org.This show originally aired on February 27, 2020.

1hr 6mins

20 May 2021

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Episode #57 - The Search for Alien Life w/ Dr. Jill Tarter

Math & Physics Podcast

Today we talk with the former director and co-founder of the SETI Institute. The institute pioneered the field of scientifically parsing through the universe in search of alien signatures in any shape or form, beyond a reasonable doubt. This was such an amazing talk about space and extraterrestrial life. To all our listeners out there, we are so happy to say that you can head over to brilliant.org/mpp, and the first 200 of you to sign up will get 20% off your premium membership. Instagram: @math.physics.podcast Tiktok: @math.physics.podcast Email: math.physics.podcast@gmail.com Twitter: @MathPhysPod

1hr 17mins

19 Apr 2021

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Jill Tarter - SETI

Indian Genes

S2/EP3 - Jill Cornell Tarter is an American astronomer best known for her work on the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI).Tarter's astronomical work is illustrated in Carl Sagan's novel Contact. In the film version of Contact, the protagonist Ellie Arroway is played by Jodie Foster. Tarter conversed with the actress for months before and during filming, and Arroway was "largely based" on Tarter's work. She has also been featured in John Boswell's Symphony of Science music video, "The Poetry of Reality (An Anthem for Science)Tarter is the former director of the Center for SETI Research, holding the Bernard M. Oliver Chair for SETI at the SETI Institute. In 2002, Discover magazine recognized her as one of the 50 most important women in science.Tarter has worked on a number of major scientific projects, most relating to the search for extraterrestrial life. As a graduate student, she was inspired to do SETI research by the Cyclops Report. Stuart Bowyer gave her the report to read when Bowyer discovered that Tarter could program the then-outdated PDP-8/S computer that had been donated by Jack Welch for Bowyer's SETI project at Hat Creek Radio Observatory. She worked with Bowyer on the radio-search project SERENDIP and created the corresponding backronym, "Search for Extraterrestrial Radio Emissions from Nearby Developed Intelligent Populations". She was project scientist for NASA's High Resolution Microwave Survey (HRMS) in 1992 and 1993 and subsequently director of Project Phoenix (HRMS reconfigured) under the auspices of the SETI Institute. She was co-creator with Margaret Turnbull of the HabCat in 2002, a principal component of Project Phoenix. Tarter has published dozens of technical papers and lectures extensively both on the search for extraterrestrial intelligence and the need for proper science education. She had spent 35 years in the quest for extraterrestrial life when she announced her retirement in 2012

1hr 6mins

7 Mar 2021

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Jill Tarter and Ana Matronic

The bluedot Podcast

Chair of SETI, one of Discover magazine’s most important women in science, and the inspiration behind Jodie Foster’s Ellie in Contact, Jill Tarter is an icon of astronomy. bluedot favourite Ana Matronic met Jill via Skype to explore the cosmos and beyond. Part of bluedot's A Weekend In Outer Space, July 2020. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

53mins

15 Jan 2021

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Weekly Space Hangout - Guest: Dr. Jill Tarter and the Search for Technosignatures

The 365 Days of Astronomy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3-w75rrJkE Host: Dr. Pamela Gay ( https://cosmoquest.org/x/ & @starstryder )Special Guest: This week we are excited (and honored) to welcome Dr. Jill Tarter to the Weekly Space Hangout. Best known for her work in the field of SETI, tonight Jill will be discussing the search for technosignatures. Dr. Tarter is the Emeritus Chair for SETI Research at the SETI Institute in Mountain View, California and serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for that institution. Dr. 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 has spent the majority of her professional career attempting to answer the old human question “Are we alone?” by searching for evidence of technological civilizations beyond Earth. 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, the California Academy of Sciences, and the Explorers Club, she was named one of the Time 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2004, and one of the Time 25 in Space in 2012, received a TED prize in 2009, two public service awards from NASA, multiple awards for communicating science to the public, and has been honored as a woman in technology. She was the 2014 Jansky Lecturer, and received a Genius Award from Liberty Science Center in 2015. She served as President of the California Academy of Sciences 2015-16. Asteroid 74824 Tarter (1999 TJ16) has been named in her honor. 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. Her biography Making Contact was written by Sarah Scoles and published in 2017. You can read an excerpt from Jill's biography Making Contact and learn how to get your own copy here: https://books.google.com/books/about/... You can learn more about Jill by visiting her SETI profile here: https://www.seti.org/our-scientists/j... To learn more about the Allen Telescope Array, visit https://www.seti.org/ata Regular Guests: Dave Dickinson ( http://astroguyz.com/ & @Astroguyz ) Michael Rodruck ( https://sites.psu.edu/mrodruck/ / @MichaelRodruck ) Pam Hoffman ( http://spacer.pamhoffman.com/ / http://everydayspacer.com/ & @EverydaySpacer ) This week's stories: - OSIRIS-REx samples Bennu! - Spooky Halloween night sky highlights. - Dwarf galaxy collision. - Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse! - BepiColombo update. - InSight finally buried the Mole! We've added a new way to donate to 365 Days of Astronomy to support editing, hosting, and production costs. Just visit: https://www.patreon.com/365DaysOfAstronomy and donate as much as you can! Share the podcast with your friends and send the Patreon link to them too! Every bit helps! Thank you! ------------------------------------ Do go visit http://astrogear.spreadshirt.com/ for cool Astronomy Cast and CosmoQuest t-shirts, coffee mugs and other awesomeness! http://cosmoquest.org/Donate This show is made possible through your donations. Thank you! (Haven't donated? It's not too late! Just click!) The 365 Days of Astronomy Podcast is produced by Astrosphere New Media. http://www.astrosphere.org/ Visit us on the web at 365DaysOfAstronomy.org or email us at info@365DaysOfAstronomy.org.

52mins

23 Oct 2020

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Weekly Space Hangout: October 21, 2020, Dr. Jill Tarter and the Search for Technosignatures

Weekly Space Hangout Audio

This week we are excited (and honored) to welcome Dr. Jill Tarter to the Weekly Space Hangout. Best known for her work in the field of SETI, tonight Jill will be discussing the search for technosignatures.Dr. Jill Tarter is the Emeritus Chair for SETI Research at the SETI Institute in Mountain View, California and serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for that institution.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 has spent the majority of her professional career attempting to answer the old human question “Are we alone?” by searching for evidence of technological civilizations beyond Earth.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, the California Academy of Sciences, and the Explorers Club, she was named one of the Time 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2004, and one of the Time 25 in Space in 2012, received a TED prize in 2009, two public service awards from NASA, multiple awards for communicating science to the public, and has been honored as a woman in technology. She was the 2014 Jansky Lecturer, and received a Genius Award from Liberty Science Center in 2015. She served as President of the California Academy of Sciences 2015-16. Asteroid 74824 Tarter (1999 TJ16) has been named in her honor.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. Her biography Making Contact was written by Sarah Scoles and published in 2017.Read an excerpt from Jill’s biography Making Contact and learn how to get your own copy.Learn more about Jill by visiting her SETI profile.Hosts:Dr. Pamela Gay (Website: CosmoQuest ; Website: StarStryder ; Podcast: Astronomy Cast ; Twitter: @StarStryder)Dave Dickinson (Website: Astro Guyz ; Twitter: @Astroguyz)Michael Rodruck (Twitter: @MichaelRodruck)Pamela Hoffman (Website: EverydaySpacer.com ; Twitter: @EverydaySpacer)Announcements:The Weekly Space Hangout is a production of CosmoQuest.Want to support CosmoQuest? Here are specific ways you can help:Subscribe FREE to our YouTube channel at: https://www.youtube.com/c/cosmoquestSubscribe to our podcasts Astronomy Cast and Daily Space where ever you get your podcasts!Watch our streams over on Twitch at https://www.twitch.tv/cosmoquestx – follow and subscribe!Become a Patreon of CosmoQuest https://www.patreon.com/cosmoquestxBecome a Patreon of Astronomy Cast https://www.patreon.com/astronomycastBuy stuff from our Redbubble https://www.redbubble.com/people/cosmoquestxJoin our Discord server for CosmoQuest – https://discord.gg/X8rw4vvDon’t forget to like and subscribe! Plus we love being shared out to new people, so tweet, comment, review us… all the free things you can do to help bring science into people’s lives.If you would like to join the Weekly Space Hangout Crew, visit their site and sign up. They’re a great team who can help you join our online discussions.We record the Weekly Space Hangout every Wednesday at 5:00 PM Pacific/8:00 PM Eastern. You can watch us live on Universe Today or the Weekly Space Hangout YouTube page. Please subscribe!The post Weekly Space Hangout: October 21, 2020, Dr. Jill Tarter and the Search for Technosignatures appeared first on Universe Today.

51mins

22 Oct 2020

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Ep271_Suplementos: Versión Original Entrevista Jill Tarter (v.o. en inglés)

Coffee Break: Señal y Ruido

Este audio es un suplemento a nuestro Ep271. Contiene la versión original en inglés de la entrevista a la Dra. Jill Tarter. Puedes escuchar el episodio completo, que incluye la entrevista en español y nuestro análisis sobre este y otros temas, en:https://www.ivoox.com/ep271-especial-seti-entrevista-jill-tarter-audios-mp3_rf_51975070_1.html

45mins

12 Jun 2020

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Ep271: Especial SETI; Entrevista Jill Tarter

Coffee Break: Señal y Ruido

La tertulia semanal en la que repasamos las últimas noticias de la actualidad científica. En el episodio de hoy: Jill Tarter, Sagan, Thorne y la conexión entre Contact e Interstellar (min 4:00); Entrevista Dra. Jill Tarter (29:00); Historia y presente: De SETI a los tecnomarcadores (1:13:00). En la foto, de arriba a abajo y de izquierda a derecha: Jill Tarter, Héctor Socas, Héctor Vives, Ignacio Crespo, Francis Villatoro, Alberto Aparici. Todos los comentarios vertidos durante la tertulia representan únicamente la opinión de quien los hace... y a veces ni eso. CB:SyR es una colaboración del Museo de la Ciencia y el Cosmos de Tenerife con el Área de Investigación y la UC3 del Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias. Este programa está dedicado a la memoria de la astrofísica Rebeca Galera.

3hr 48mins

11 Jun 2020

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