Talk in Tokyo by Dimitar Sasselov, Harvard's Phillips Professor of Astronomy and Director, Origins of Life Initiative
||Professor Dimitar Sasselov
New evidence of exoplanets reveals larger than expected occurrence of potentially habitable worlds in our galactic neighborhood. What does this tell us about life on other planets? How do we plan to search for signs of life?
Please join us on Monday evening July 14th for this exciting lecture
where Dr. Sasselov will review recent discoveries of planets orbiting other
stars – exoplanets, and the new estimates of how common potentially habitable
worlds appear to be. He will describe the new large effort building up to
search for signatures of life on exoplanets. Central to the success of that
search is a deeper understanding of the nature of life and its origins. Dr.
Sasselov will review recent progress in the lab that connects to the
astronomical exploration and sets the stage for answering the big question of
This event at the elegant Roppongi Hills
Club includes a delicious standing buffet dinner after the talk. A cash bar
will be available throughout for all beverages.
We hope you can join us for one of the
highlight events of our summer season!
Location: Roppongi Hills Club
Date: Monday July 14, 2014
Cost: 5,000 yen payable in cash only at the door. Reduced to 4,000
yen for current Harvard students in Japan for the summer.
Includes standup buffet dinner. All beverages are extra cost
available at cash bar.
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