Tracking the Cosmos With the SETI Institute-Supported Unistellar eVscope Telescope

Observing outer space with an exciting, connected tool for amateur astronomers and citizen scientists

When its funding period closed on 24 November 2017, Unistellar’s eVscope became the most successful Kickstarter telescope campaign in history—raising $2,209,270 from 2,144 backers. Roughly three years later, we spent several months with the extraordinary amateur astronomical tool, looking up at the stars from Brooklyn, the Berkshires and a few places in-between. Developed in partnership with SETI Institute (the acclaimed non-profit questing for the origins …

The Avalanches feat. The International Space Orchestra: Wherever You Go

A live rendition recorded remotely, “Wherever You Go” by The Avalanches features CLYPSO and The International Space Orchestra, who emphasize the intergalactic aura of the single. Some 40 members of ISO (who are also scientists, astronauts and engineers from the SETI Institute and NASA) perform alongside the other musicians—who all don custom uniforms, many appearing in front of DIY space-themed backdrops. This extended rework of …