BMSIS Scientists Michael Busch, Jacob Haqq-Misra, Seth Baum and Dimitra Atri were featured in article entitled “What do you say to an alien” that was published on February 11th 2012 in the New York Times. What Do You Say to an Alien? David Sandlin By SAM ROBERTS Published: February 11, 2012 www.nytimes.com/2012/02/12/sunday-review/messages-to-et.html THIRTY-FIVE years ago, a gold-plated record was lofted into the cosmos with a greeting card for the first extraterrestrials who found it. The golden plaque, attached to the Voyager spacecraft, was […]Read more
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Cheltenham Festivals (UK), NASA, and the Blue Marble Space Institute of Science (BMSIS) are pleased to announce a partnership to operate Cheltenham Festival’s flagship science communication activity – FameLab® – within the USA for the first time. The competition will be held in the fields of astrobiology and planetary sciences, and is open to all scientists working in these diverse areas of research. FameLab Astrobiology will discover and develop science communication skills within the astrobiology community. Workshops will train scientists […]Read more
The Global Catastrophic Risk Institute (GCRI), a division of the Blue Marble Space Institute of Science (BMSIS) is a startup think tank leading research, education, and professional networking on global catastrophic risk. GCRI research aims to identify and assess the most effective ways of reducing the risk of global catastrophe, as well as the issues raised by global catastrophic risk. GCRI education aims to raise awareness and understanding about global catastrophic risk among students, professionals, and the general public. GCRI […]Read more