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Cosmic Breakthrough: Women in the Hunt for Planet B

Mar 19, 2021

7:30pm – 8:00pm CT

Are we alone? This dynamic panel of eminent scientists and engineers will discuss the search for life in the universe. With the discovery of thousands of exoplanets and the huge James Webb Space Telescope launching this year, a new golden age of astronomy is dawning—and these women are at the heart of it. With Natalie Batalha, Amy Lo, Sara Seager, Jill Tarter, Maggie Turnbull; moderated by Nathaniel Kahn.

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Natalie Batalha

UC Santa Cruz

Amy Lo

Northrop Grumman

Sara Seager

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Jill Tarter

SETI Institute

Maggie Turnbull

SETI Institute

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