So that’s what’s out there … Jason Palmer reports from the annual American Astronomical Society meeting in Austin for BBC News: Researchers have released the biggest images yet detailing dark matter, the…

Ole Ole Olson writes on News Junkie Post:

The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) just announced that it is releasing all information to the public. was launched on Wednesday to facilitate the release and help coordinate an ‘army of citizen scientists’ to help search for anomalies in interstellar microwave patterns.

The New Scientist reports, “SETIQuest is the product of astronomer Jill Tarter’s TED Prize wish. After being awarded the TED Prize last year, Tarter was given the opportunity to make a single wish before an auditorium full of the top names in technology and design. Tarter wished that they would “empower Earthlings everywhere to become active participants in the ultimate search for cosmic company.”