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From Project Ozma to the Starship Enterprise: A Conversation About the Next 50 Years of SETI

Participants -- 9 September 2010

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Prof. Tom M. Bania  --  Boston University, has taught "Cosmic Evolution: The Search for Extraterrestrial Life" since 1990;

   Author: Life Beyond Earth: A Consideration of Extraterrestrial Civilizations  (with Rood & Trefil)

Dr. Alan Boss  --  Astronomer, Carnegie Institution for Science

    Author: The Crowded Universe: The Search for Living Planets

Dr. Eric Chaisson -- Director, Wright Center for Science Education, Tufts University

    Author: Cosmic Evolution: The Rise of Complexity in Nature

Dr. Br. Guy Consolmagno -- Astronomer, The Vatican Observatory

    Author: Intelligent Life in the Universe? Catholic belief and the search for extraterrestrial intelligent life

Dr. Mike Davis -- Astronomer, Director of SETI Projects, the SETI Institute

Dr. Kathryn Denning -- Anthropology and Science & Technology Studies, York University; member SETI Permanent Study Group of the International Academy of Astronautics

Author: Is Life What We Make of It?;  Social Evolution in Cosmos and Culture

Dr. Steven Dick -- Chief Historian, NASA (retired)

    Author: Cosmos & Culture; The Biological Universe; The Living Universe

Dr. Frank Drake --  Director, Center for the Study of Life in the Universe, SETI Institute

    Author: Is Anyone Out There (with Dava Sobel)

Dr. Dale Frail -- Astronomer, NRAO Socorro NM

Ms. Sue Ann Heatherly  -- Education Officer, NRAO Green Bank

Mr. Bill Higgins -- Radiation Physicist, Fermilab

Dr. Paul Horowitz -- Professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering, Harvard University

   Author: The Art of Electronics

Dr. Chris Impey -- University Distinguished Professor, University of Arizona

    Author: The Living Cosmos

Dr. Kenneth Kellermann -- Senior Scientist, NRAO Charlottesville VA

    Editor: The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence; Serendipitous Discoveries in Radio Astronomy

Dr. Brian Kent -- Astronomer, NRAO Charlottesville VA

Dr. Violette Impellizzeri -- Astronomer, NRAO Charlottesville VA

Dr. Marc Kuchner -- Astronomer, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Dr. Geoffrey Landis --  NASA Glenn Research Center

     Author: Mars Crossing

Dr. Glen I. Langston -- Astronomer, NRAO Green Bank

Dr. Joeseph Lazio -- Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena CA.

    Author: The Cradle of Life

Dr. Felix J. Lockman -- Green Bank Telescope Principal Scientist, NRAO Green Bank

    Editor: But it Was Fun: The First Forty Years of Radio Astronomy at Green Bank

Mr. Jon Lomberg -- Artist

COSMOS series and CONTACT movie; Gemini Observatory; NASM "Portrait of Milky Way"; Galaxy Garden; 5 art/messages riding aboard Voyager, Phoenix, and MER spacecraft.

Mr. Joe Masters -- Software Engineer, NRAO Charlottesville, VA

Dr. Lucas Mix --  Episcopal priest, evolutionary biologist, Chaplain Univ. Arizona

   Author: Life in Space: Astrobiology for Everyone

Ms. Teresa Nielsen-Hayden -- Editor, Tor Books

    Author: Making Book

Dr. Karen O'Neil -- Astronomer, NRAO, Green Bank Site Director

Mr. Tom Pierson -- CEO, SETI Institute

Dr. Rob Reid --  Astronomer, NRAO Charlottesville VA

Prof. Robert Rood -- University of Virginia, has taught "Life Beyond the Earth" since 1978

     Author: Are We Alone? (with J. Trefil)

Dr. Christopher Rose -- Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rutgers Univ.

Author: Inscribed matter as an energy-efficient means of communication with an extraterrestrial civilization

Dr. Lynn J. Rothschild  --  Astrobiologist, Evolutionary biologist, NASA Ames

      Author: Evolution on Planet Earth: The Impact of the Physical Environment

Dr. Leslie Sage  --  Astronomy Editor, NATURE

Dr. Seth Shostak -- Senior Astronomer,  SETI Institute

     Author: Confessions of an Alien Hunter;  Sharing the Universe

Mr. Andrew Siemion -- graduate student, University of California, Berkeley

Ms. Dava Sobel -- writer

   Author: Is Anyone Out There (with Frank Drake);  Longitude;  Galileo’s Daughter; The Planets

Mr. Rick Steelhammer -- Reporter and Columnist, Charleston WV Gazette

Dr. Woodruff T. Sullivan, III -- Astronomer, Univ. of Washington; Co-founder: "SETI at Home"

     Author:  Cosmic Noise: A History of Early Radio Astronomy

Dr. Jill Tarter --  Director, Center for SETI REsearch, SETI Institute

    Author: The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI)

Hon. David S. Tatel -- Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia

Dr. Wesley Traub -- Chief Scientist, Exoplanet Exploration Program, NASA

   Author: Detectability of Earth-Like Planets in Multi-Planet Systems

Dr. Mary A. Turzillo -- poet and writer

   Author: Mars is No Place for Children; An Old-Fashioned Martian Girl

Dr. Robert C. Vaughan, III -- President, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities

Mr. Paul Wagner -- Filmmaker : The Stone Carvers (Academy Award, Emmy Award);

      A Paralyzing Fear, the Story of Polio in America (Emmy Award)

Mr. Daniel Wagner -- student

Dr. W. Jack Welch -- Prof. of Electrical Engineering & Astronomy, Univ. of California, Berkeley

Dr. Dan Wertheimer -- University of California, Berkeley.  Director, Berkeley SETI Program.

    Chief Scientist:  "SETI at Home"

Dr. Susanna Widicus Weaver -- Asst. Professor of Chemistry, Emory University

    Author: Rotational Spectroscopy and Observational Astronomy of Prebiotic Molecules

Dr. Jennifer Wiseman -- Chief, Exoplanets and Stellar Astrophysics Laboratory, NASA GSFC;

    Senior Project Scientist, Hubble Space Telescope; Director, AAAS Dialogue on Science, Ethics and Religion

Mr. Richard Wortman -- Film Producer, Cheri Sundae Productions

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