'Astrobiology - the hunt for alien life'

Series Name An Evening With...
Speaker Dr Lewis Dartnell
Type Lectures & Talks
When 17 Oct 2013, 06:00PM - 07:30PM
Venue Room E Physics and AStronomy Building
Open To Public
Ticket Price Free
For Bookings Contact Dr Catarina Fernandes cf143@le.ac.uk

'Astrobiology' is a brand new field of science, encompassing research into the origins and limits of life on our own planet, and where life might exist beyond the Earth. But what actually is 'life' and how did it emerge on our own world? What are the most extreme conditions terrestrial life can tolerate? And where in the cosmos might we reasonably expect to find ET?

Join Dr. Lewis Dartnell on a tour of the other planets and moons in our solar system which may harbour life, and even further afield to alien worlds we've discovered orbiting distant stars, to explore one of the greatest questions ever asked: are we alone...?

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