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Dr. Jill Tarter, Astronomer

“The creativity of the arts and humanities, belong with the rigor and discipline of STEM…”

An astronomer, whose major scientific work has  focused on the search for extraterrestrial life, Tarter holds the Bernard M. Oliver Chair for SETI Research at the SETI institute in Mountain View, California. Her work has brought her wide recognition in the scientific community, including the Lifetime Achievement Award from Women in Aerospace.