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What does SETI stand for?

SETI stands for Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

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The search for extraterrestrial intelligence is still in its infancy, and there is much parameter space left to explore," they said.
Back in April, the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Institute was forced to shut down its $30 million radio telescope array, designed to hear potential signals from alien life forms, for lack of funds.
This site is home to a scientific experiment that uses internet-connected computers in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence.
Researchers working on the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence project think aliens might try to communicate using high-intensity light beams - which they said can be 10 times as bright as the Sun and be easily observed from enormous distances.
Researchers at the Search For Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) said high-intensity beams may be 10 times as bright as the sun.
Seth is the senior astronomer at the Seti Institute in California - Seti standing for Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence.
The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (Seti) has already spent four decades checking radio waves for patterns that would betray the influence of intelligence.