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Main Project Information
Goal Detect extraterrestrial signals from space.
Task Classify earth signals vs extraterrestrial signals.
Where Online only

SETILive is an exciting new project in which volunteers try to detect extraterrestrial signals from space.

The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) uses images from the Allen Telescope Array and powerful computer algorithms to search for these signals automatically. However, the computer algorithms have a hard time distinguishing between signals that might be extraterrestrial and those that are from earth. This is where you come in!

Researchers need your help to find interesting signals in all that noise. Eventually, they want to learn whatever tricks you use to do your classifications, so they can teach their computer algorithms to do the same thing.

How to Join

You'll need a Zooniverse account to participate. The project's quick tutorial will explain how to get started in analyzing the signals from the Allen Telescope Array.

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Required Gear

A computer with Internet access.

Ideal Age Group Adults
Spend the Time indoors
Type of Activity Exclusively online, At home
Media Mentions
and Publications
Tags astronomy & space, exclusively online, zooniverse
Project Updated 04/21/2017