Jean-Luc Margot portrait

Jean-Luc Margot

Professor at UCLA Department of Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences and UCLA Department of Physics and Astronomy

Jean-Luc Margot's research interests include the dynamics and geophysics of planetary bodies, radio and radar astronomy, and SETI. He conducts a search for technosignatures around tens of thousands of planetary systems with UCLA SETI.

He received funding from TPS and NASA to launch the citizen science collaboration Are we alone in the universe?

Latest Planetary Radio Appearances

Are we alone? The search for alien technosignatures

A new volunteer SETI science project to search for alien technosignatures has launched! Two of its creators tell you how to sign up.

Meet the first STEP Grant awardees

The Planetary Society’s new Science and Technology Empowered by the Public (STEP) grant program will let citizens join the search for ET and enable astronomers to discover the nature of hundreds of near-Earth asteroids.