Technosignature seminar series

Wednesdays at 11AM ET

This seminar series will include presentations related to technosignature science. Talks will be broadcast live and recorded on Zoom. Please contact Ravi Kopparapu ( for more information.

Escaping the Great Filter: The Future of Civilization and the Search for Technosignatures

Jacob Haqq-Misra, Blue Marble Space Institute of Science

September 9, 2020

Technosignatures: Why, What and How. The Science of Emerging Sciences

Adam Frank, U. Rochester

September 30, 2020

LIFE - the Large Interferometer For Exoplanets

Daniel Angerhausen, University of Bern

October 7, 2020

Structural Technosignatures: How can they be spatially resolved?

Svetlana Berdyugina, Leibniz Institute for Solar Physics / University of Freiburg, Germany

November 18, 2020

Solar Gravitational Lens (SGL) for Biosignatures, SETI and Interstellar Telecommunications

Claudio Maccone, International Academy of Astronautics and Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica Torino (Turin) Italy

December 2, 2020

SETI: The big picture

Jason Wright, Pennsylvania State University

January 13, 2021

A Statistic of One

David Kipping, Columbia University

January 27, 2021

Experiments of Expectation: Technosignatures and the Search for Intelligent Life Beyond Earth

Claire Isabel Webb, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

February 10, 2021

Service Worlds - what are they and why may they matter?

Manasvi Lingam, Florida Institute of Technology

March 3, 2021

Nitrogen Dioxide Pollution as a Technosignature

Ravi Kopparapu, NASA GSFC

March 31, 2021

Habitable Exoplanet Observatory (HabEX)

Shawn Domagal-Goldman, NASA GSFC

April 7, 2021

Large UV Optical Infra-Red (LUVOIR) Surveyor

Aki Roberge, NASA GSFC

April 21, 2021

Origins Space Telescope

Kevin Stevenson, Applied Physics Laboratory, APL-JHU

April 28, 2021


Vishal Gajjar, SETI-Berkeley

May 5, 2021


Beatriz Villarroel, Nordic Institute of Theoretical Physics

May 12, 2021

Nautilus Telescope

Daniel Apai, University of Arizona

May 19, 2021


Erica Cartmill, UCLA

June 16, 2021


Eddie Schwieterman, UC-Riverside

June 30, 2021

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