2019 Mandel Lecture: Lava Worlds to Living Worlds

Lava Worlds to Living Worlds:
How a NASA Mission Sparked the Search for Life Beyond Earth
Featuring astrophysicist Natalie Batalha

Former lead scientist on the Kepler mission, Natalie Batalha detects and characterizes planets orbiting other stars in the galaxy, with the objective of finding evidence of life beyond the solar system. Explore our galaxy with Natalie in an evening focused on her research investigating the broader question of planetary habitability.

Free and open to the public.
Doors open at 7.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Rio Theatre 1205 Soquel Avenue, Santa Cruz

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Science & Technology


Free and open to the public

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