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Friday, January 16 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Life in the Universe Update

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One of the biggest questions science is trying to answer is "Does other life exist in the Universe?", but what does it take to find this answer? In this mostly harmless panel we'll look at how we actually search for planets around other stars, the Kepler Space Telescope and how we saved it from a major mechanical glitch, what we expect life to look like and the future hunt for life in our Universe without needing your towel.

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Rocket Scientist
Hailing from Los Angeles, Laz is an aerospace engineer whose spent nearly a decade working on various programs in the aerospace industry. He also builds and flies his own high-power rockets. He currently works at Griffith Observatory bridging the gap between complex engineering ideas... Read More →

Friday January 16, 2015 1:00pm - 2:30pm PST
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