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PSW2366: Prospects for Life & Human Habitability Around Nearby Stars

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Many Possible Homes - But the Likely Neighbors Are Microbes

This talk will present the current "big picture" for the formation and evolution of life on Earth, with special attention to its astronomical, geological, and chemical requirements. It will also consider the possibility of Earth-like conditions on other planets and what we might find.

Carey M. Lisse

Principal Staff Scientist, Planetary Exploration Group

Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University

Abstract and author bio (http://www.philsoc.org/2016Fall/2366abstract.html)

Note: There is NO onsite parking - metro (red line) is the best option.

Corner of Massachusetts Ave NW and Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC · 20008, DC