What if? We aren't alone...

Tue 28 August 2018
7:00pm - 8:00pm
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08/28/2018 7:00pm 08/28/2018 8:00pm What if? We aren't alone... The search for life beyond earth?  We are in a ‘golden age’ of astronomy, regularly discovering new planets outside the Solar System, many of which could potentially support life as we know it. This talk gives an overview of how scientists are searching for alien life and the important role Australia’s Parkes telescope holds as part of the Breakthrough Listen initiative. Speaker: Dr Danny Price, Postdoctoral Researcher, Swinburne University , City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public
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The search for life beyond earth? 

We are in a ‘golden age’ of astronomy, regularly discovering new planets outside the Solar System, many of which could potentially support life as we know it.

This talk gives an overview of how scientists are searching for alien life and the important role Australia’s Parkes telescope holds as part of the Breakthrough Listen initiative.

Speaker: Dr Danny Price, Postdoctoral Researcher, Swinburne University

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