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- David Anderson Research scientist, Space Sciences Laboratory, and director of SETI@home, University of California, Berkeley
- Dan Wertheimer Chief scientist, SETI@home
- Bruce Allen Principal investigator, of Einstein@home; Professor of physics, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
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