SETI Institute Hangouts (Video Chats)


April 09, 2013
Origin of Life in Hydrothermal Vents and Implications for Mars
A discussion with Michael Russel, a citizen scientist, and SETI Institute Scientists Niki Parenteau and Adrian Brown on the origin of life in hydrothermal vents and the implications for life of Mars. Moderated by SETI Institute Scientist, Franck Marchis.

April 04, 2013
Characterizing the Atmospheres of Exoplanets: A New Challenge in Exoplanetary Science?
A discussion on characterizing the atmospheres of exoplanets: a new challenge in exoplanetary science. With scientists, Jon Jenkins (SETI Institute), Jonathan Fortney (UCSC), and Franck Marchis (SETI Institute). Moderated by Nadia Drake (Wired.com).

March 15, 2013
An Update on The Search for Exolife
SETI Institute scientists, Dale Andersen, Lori Fenton, Franck Marchis and Cynthia Phillips discussed topics including life in extreme environments(extremophiles), life on Mars, Europa and future missions, and exoplanets. Jill Tarter moderated.

March 14, 2013
SETI Institute Search for Exolife Hangout
SETI Institute scientists, Dale Andersen, Lori Fenton, Franck Marchis and Cynthia Phillips discuss various research topics including life in extreme environments (extremophiles), life on Mars, Europa and future missions, and exoplanets. Moderated by Jill Tarter.

February 26, 2013
What Lessons Can We Learn from the Chelyabinsk Meteor?
Vatican Astronomer Guy Consolmagno, Director of the Carl Sagan Center David Morrison, and Planetary Astronomer Franck Marchis discuss the recent meteor impact in Chelyabinsk, Russia.

February 26, 2013
Vulcan for the Win! Closing the Pluto Rocks Campaign
Discussion on the end of polling to name the moons of Pluto. Moderated by Alan Boyle, with scientists Franck Marchis, and Mark Showalter. #PlutoRocks (video)

February 11, 2013
An Update on the Moons of Pluto
Let's name the moons for Pluto. Vote for your favorite names at plutorocks.com

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