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Friday, January 16 • 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Life on the Outer Worlds or What's on Enceladus

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What kind of life might exist on the planets and moons of the outer solar system? Marine forms in the oceans of Enceladus, or cryogenic inhabitants of Titan? Critters that feed directly on electricity?. Based on research on terrestrial extremeophile organisms. Panel discussion


Pat MacEwen

Pat MacEwen is a physical anthropologist (translation: bone freak) doing research on genocide. She has worked on war crimes investigations for the International Criminal Tribunal, and has also done CSI work for a police department in California's Central Valley. Her first degree was in Marine Biology, and she worked for six years at the Institute of Marine & Coastal Studies at the University of Southern California, which undoubtedly has something... Read More →

G. David Nordley

G. David Nordley is the pen name of Gerald David Nordley, an author and astronautical engineer. He lives in Sunnyvale, CA, with his wife, a retired Apple Computer programmer. A retired Air Force officer, he has extensive experience in spacecraft systems operations, engineering, and testing as well as research in advanced spacecraft propulsion. As a writer of fiction and nonfiction, his main interest is the future of human exploration and... Read More →

Friday January 16, 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Marriott: Almaden