What can science tell us about how likely we are to find extraterrestrial life? What happens if we do?
Join in the conversation, which will be kicked off by a talk from Dr. Bijan Nemati.
Our speaker: Dr. Nemati, formerly a senior optical engineer at JPL, is now Principal Research Scientist at The University of Alabama. His research spans the fields of high energy physics, stellar interferometry, and advanced optical instruments. He is currently investigating methods to detect and image extra-solar planets.
Dessert FREE for Caltech students, faculty, & staff
A talk by a scientist
A conversation about how likely is alien life
MAP & PARKING:
Parking is free in the Caltech lots after 5pm.
This event will begin with dinner and some time to meet others interested in the topic. Then our conversation will be kicked off with a talk by our distinguished speaker and a short Q&A. Then we will gather in groups of 8-10 to ask questions and share our own perspectives on the issue.