SETI Institute

SETI Institute, the Headquartered in Mountain View, California, the SETI Institute supports a variety of scientific research projects related to searching the skies for transmissions and other signs of intelligent extraterrestrial life using sophisticated equipment. This includes a project known as the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, which employs radio telescopes to try to pick up radio waves from space. The group sponsors education programs on UFOs and other subjects related to life in the universe as well as maintains an Internet site at

See Also:

  • Drake Equation
  • UFOs


The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Paranormal Phenomena – written by Patricia D. Netzley © 2006 Gale, a part of Cengage Learning