By Jim Woods
When: Saturday, February 4th
Time: 10 AM PST
Introduction to astrobiology and the scientific search for evidence of microbial life beyond Earth, especially on moons in the solar system. Review, with questions welcome, the very real and exciting possibility of finding such life in the fairly near future, and its far-reaching implications. For a general audience, brief discussion of key basic principles in areas of microbiology, physics and chemistry that drive, inform and focus the search.
Fosdick / Jim Woods is a patent lawyer with teaching experience and a background in physics, microbiology and environmental science who has done graduate research relating to extremophile bacteria.