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    Strange New Worlds: From Meteorites in Antarctica to the Search for Life Beyond Our Solar System

    Presented by at Harvard Museum of Natural History

    January 18, 2012


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    Strange New Worlds: From Meteorites in Antarctica to the Search for Life Beyond Our Solar System

    Lecture and booksigning Ray Jayawardhana

    Renowned astronomer Ray Jayawardhana, University of Toronto and current Radcliffe Institute fellow, will give a lively talk on cutting-edge science of today’s planet hunters, the prospects for discovering alien life, and the debate and controversies at the forefront of extrasolar-planet research. Jayawardhana will also discuss his recent travels to the frigid ice of Antarctica where...

    Lecture and booksigning Ray Jayawardhana

    Renowned astronomer Ray Jayawardhana, University of Toronto and current Radcliffe Institute fellow, will give a lively talk on cutting-edge science of today’s planet hunters, the prospects for discovering alien life, and the debate and controversies at the forefront of extrasolar-planet research. Jayawardhana will also discuss his recent travels to the frigid ice of Antarctica where he went to look for meteorites—and found them. Following the talk, he will sign copies of his recent book, Strange New Worlds.

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