SETI Fights Fundraising Crunch

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JillTarter.jpgFor over 35 years, the leader of SETI - the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence -  has been Jill Tarter. She's the astronomer who served as the inspiration for Jodie Foster's character in the movie "Contact." But SETI's research costs money - and in these tough economic times, that money can be hard to come by. Jill Tarter announced this week that she'll be leaving her research role with SETI to concentrate on fund-raising.
 
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