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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

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March 2017
Free

Public Lecture: The Search for Life in Oceans Beyond Earth

Wednesday, March 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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Where is the best place to find living life beyond Earth? It may be that the small, ice-covered moons of Jupiter and Saturn harbor some of the most habitable real estate in our Solar System. Life loves liquid water and these moons have lots of it! Dr. Kevin Hand will explain the science behind why we think we know these oceans exist and what we know about the conditions on these worlds. He will focus on Jupiter’s moon Europa, which…

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