Astrobiology Lectures

September 09, 2014 Earth-Sized Planets in the Habitable Zones of Cool Stars
Elisa Quintana
SETI Institute
July 15, 2014 Water Vapor at Europa’s South Pole – Observations by the Hubble Space Telescope
Lorenz Roth
Southwest Research Institute
March 25, 2014 Why SuperEarths are not Earthlike
David Stevenson
California Institute of Technology
March 04, 2014 Refactoring Space Exploration with Soft Machines
Vytas SunSpiral
NASA Ames/Stinger Ghaffrian
January 28, 2014 How to search for life in the solar system
Alfonso Davila
SETI Institute
May 14, 2013 Life before genetics: autogenesis, information, and the outer solar system
Terrence W. Deacon
Anthropology Department, UC Berkeley
March 12, 2013 A Different Universe
Robert Laughlin
November 01, 2012 Planetary Lake Lander
Nathalie Cabrol
SETI Institute
May 23, 2012 Astrobiology at the Carl Sagan Center
David Morrison
Director of the Carl Sagan Center for Life in the Universe
March 07, 2012 How To Build A Time Machine
Paul Davies
Beyond Center, Arizona State University
March 15, 2011 Planetary Science Decadal Survey Rollout Town Hall Meeting
Scott Hubbard (Stanford and SETI) and Dale Cruikshank (NASA Ames)
February 09, 2011 Biological and Physical Considerations of Unfrozen Water Films: Mars and Antarctic Dry Valleys
Aaron Zent
Planetary Science Division, NASA Ames Research Center
October 13, 2010 A New look at what Life is and how it began
Nick Woolf
University of Arizona
June 09, 2010 The Evolving Intersection of Physics and Biology
Jan Liphardt
UC Berkeley Physics Department
October 28, 2009 The Inner Structure of a Floating Water Bridge
Elmar Fuchs
Wetsus - Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Water Technology, The Netherlands
October 07, 2009 Detecting Organics using Fluorescence Spectroscopy
Nathan Bramall, NASA Ames Space Science Division
September 09, 2009 Pavilion Lake - Diving Deep to get us to the Moon and Mars
Darlene Lim
SETI Institute and NASA Ames Space Science Division
February 11, 2009 Developing a Roadmap of Astrobiology Societal Issues
Margaret Race, Rocco Mancinelli and Workshop Participants
December 10, 2008 Nuclear Weapons and Space Weapons
Special Panel: Pete Worden, Pavel Podvig and Will Marshall
October 08, 2008 The Galactic Planetary Census
Greg Laughlin
UC Santa Cruz
October 01, 2008 What's hot in Saturn's Rings?
Dr. Jeff Cuzzi (NASA Ames), Dr. Mark Showalter (SETI Institute) and Dr. Stuart Pilorz (JPL/SETI Institute)
September 17, 2008 Direct detection of extrasolar planets and the Gemini Planet Imager
Dr. Bruce Macintosh
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
August 20, 2008 The Advanced Studies Laboratory - A unique linkage between UCSC and NASA Ames
Dr. Rosalind Grymes
UC Santa Cruz and NASA Ames Advanced Studies Laboratory
August 06, 2008 Life in a cold and dry planet - Lessons for the Phoenix Mission
Alfonso F. Davila
NASA Ames Space Sciences Postdoctoral Researcher
June 11, 2008 The Role of Cortical Noise in Brain Function
Prof. Donald A. Glaser, UC Berkeley (Nobel Prize in Physics, 1960 for the invention of the "bubble chamber")
UC Berkeley
May 07, 2008 The NEO Challenge: Technology and Politics
Rusty Schweickart and Ed Lu
March 19, 2008 The Energetics of Habitability
Tori Hoehler
December 05, 2007 Extremophiles: What it takes for life to survive beyond the home planet
Rocco Mancinelli
SETI Institute