January 31, 2020

Episode 218: How extraterrestrial life could affect us on Earth

How finding extraterrestrial life will change the way we live on Earth.

AZSCI 218 Extraterrestrial Photo from the Cassini spacecraft of Saturn's moon Enceladus, which scientists say could harbor extraterrestrial life.
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How extraterrestrial life could affect us on Earth

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Episode 218: University of Arizona Distinguished Professor of Astronomy Chris Impey

Technology used to detect life on other worlds is improving and researchers could be less than ten years away from making a discovery that will change biological science forever. University of Arizona Distinguished Professor of Astronomy Chris Impey talks about the likelihood of finding microbes in our ongoing search for life on other worlds. He is one of the presenters in this year's College of Science public lecture series on the U of A campus in February.

Chris Impey spoke with Tim Swindle, director of the University of Arizona Lunar and Planetary Laboratory.

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