Category: Astrobiology and Life Sciences
Event Format: Lecture
Date: August 8, 2014
Location: Wilfrid Laurier, 75 University Ave. W., Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3C5, CA
On August 5 as part of the 5th IUPAP International Conference on Women in Physics, Jill Tarter, the Bernard M. Oliver Chair of the SETI Institute, will explore the SETI program's past and future.
Are we alone? This question, perhaps more than any other, has endured throughout human history. Is life on earth an astronomical anomaly, or is the universe teeming with life – possibly other intelligent life? With new exoplanets being discovered practically every day, the existence of an “Earth 2.0” seems ever more likely, and the search for our cosmic cousins ever more worthwhile. The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) has, for decades, been scanning the sky and listening for messages from other civilizations. Read more
Location: Bricker Academic Building, Room BA201.