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SETI raises $200K to stay open

Original post made on Aug 12, 2011

The Mountain View-based SETI Institute, which had to shutter many of its alien-seeking antennas earlier this year due to the loss of federal and state funding, has announced that it will reopen its 42-dish array near Mt. Shasta after raising more than $200,000 from the public.

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Posted by good job, Jodie!
a resident of another community
on Aug 12, 2011 at 3:45 pm

Good to hear that Jodie Foster is bailing them out. They should change the name of the "Paul Allen Array" to the "Jodie Foster Array". Paul Allen is a patent troll.

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Posted by David Speakman
a resident of Sylvan Park
on Aug 17, 2011 at 1:30 am

Her name is spelled "Jodie Foster."
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Posted by Martin Omander
a resident of Rex Manor
on Aug 19, 2011 at 11:35 am

Good to hear the telescope can be kept open so we can keep listening. I can't think of any other scientific discovery that would change our lives as profoundly as finding out that we are not alone.