Jill Tarter http://kalw.org en Looking up with SETI's Jill Tarter in her search for extraterrestrial life http://kalw.org/post/looking-setis-jill-tarter-her-search-extraterrestrial-life <p>If you think back to the 1997 film Contact, you&rsquo;ll recall <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmSYXbgcozY&amp;feature=player_detailpage#t=47s">a&nbsp;scene where Jodie Foster</a>, playing alien-hunting astronomer Ellie Arroway, lies on her car hood with huge headphones on her ears, in a field of towering white satellite dishes. She&rsquo;s waiting for something. A signal. She lies still, her eyes closed. And suddenly, she hears something, the sounds of something&nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;someone &nbsp;&ndash; beyond the earth, communicating with her.</p> Fri, 03 Aug 2012 01:57:06 +0000 Hana Baba 14462 at http://kalw.org Looking up with SETI's Jill Tarter in her search for extraterrestrial life Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Tuesday, May 22, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/connecting-dots-top-news-stories-tuesday-may-22-2012 <p>(Mercury News) // The <a href="http://www.mercurynews.com/warriors/ci_20676969/golden-state-warriors-announce-move-san-francisco-tuesday">Golden State Warriors</a> are expected to announce, today, plans to move the team from Oakland to San Francisco, building a news arena on piers 30 and 32, near the Bay Bridge. The move could happen as early as 2017. The Warriors currently owe $95 million to the city of Oakland for renovations to their current home at the Oracle Arena...</p> Tue, 22 May 2012 16:32:33 +0000 Leila Day 11015 at http://kalw.org Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Tuesday, May 22, 2012