Astrobiology: The Science behind the Search for Life beyond Earth

When: Wed., Jan. 18, 6:30-8 p.m. 2023

The latest Mars rover landed on the Red Planet last February, and searching for signs of past or even present life is one of its top objectives. But what makes scientists believe there is even the possibility of life on Mars, or on any of the other solar system bodies considered possibly conducive to life. Students will walk away from this talk better equipped to follow and appreciate this most fascinating of scientific enterprises as it unfolds over the several years, and beyond. Presented by Tyler Lucero.