Are We Alone Lecture Series
Are We Alone Lecture Series 2018-2019
Timothy Lyons, distinguished professor of biogeochemistry in UCR's Department of Earth Sciences and director of the Alternative Earths Astrobiology Center, and his colleagues will discuss the search for alien life in the context of three different planets in our own solar system. Plus you'll learn more about the spacecraft that have explored where nothing from Earth had flown before.
6pm, Mar. 05 - Screening: THE FARTHEST
This documentary chronicles NASA's launch of the Voyager space probes. Discussion will follow with Frank Locatell, mechanical systems project engineer for the Voyager project, and Christopher Jones, chief engineer for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
6pm, Mar. 12 - HADEAN EARTH
Speaker: Timothy Lyons, Distinguished Professor of Biogeochemistry, UC Riverside will discuss the search for life on other planets and how it's guided by what we have found on Earth.
6pm, Apr. 02 - VENUS
Speaker: UCR Professor of Planetary Astrophysics Stephen Kane will tell us all about life on Venus.
6pm, Apr. 16 - MARS
Speaker: Michael Tuite, manager of the Astrobiogeochemistry Lab at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, will tell us all about the search for life on Mars.