Talk by Dr. Casey Lisse: Prospects for Life & Habitability Around Nearby Stars

Feb. 21, 2016, 1:30 p.m.

Dr. Lisse will discuss the conditions for the formation and evolution of life on Earthlike planets, including the necessary astronomical, geological, and chemical requirements.

Casey Lisse has over 33 years of experience in experimental research, including astrophysics, detector physics, biophysics, electrochemistry, optics, electronics, and remote sensing data analysis. Casey has been employed at NASA/Goddard Spaceflight Center, the University of Maryland, and the Space Telescope Science Institute, and holds a B.A. in Chemistry from Princeton University, an M.S. in Chemistry from the University of California at Berkeley, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Maryland.

Target Audience: all ages.

For more information, see February Friends' Weekend: Darwin and Evolution

Doors open: 1 p.m. Show begins: 1:30 p.m.

Our capacity is 58 seats. We set aside 20 seats to accommodate those who arrive without a reservation, so if the show is sold out you can still try to attend by arriving close to 1 p.m. However, although we will do whatever we can to seat all comers, there is no guarantee of admission without a reservation.