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Sara Walker

Sara Walker is an astrobiologist and theoretical physicist, researching the origin of life and how to discover life on other worlds. She is developing a new theory to understand life, based on the fundamental role information plays in living matter. Her goal is to develop quantitative criteria for the origin of life and for identifying life on other worlds. Walker is Deputy Director of the Beyond Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science, Associate Director of the ASU-Santa Fe Institute Center for Biosocial Complex Systems and an Assistant Professor in the School of Earth and Space Exploration Arizona State University. She is also Co-founder of the astrobiology-themed social website SAGANet.org, and is a member of the Board of Directors of Blue Marble Space. Her public appearances include being featured on “Through the Wormhole” and NPR’s Science Friday.

Past Programs Featuring Sara Walker

Saturday, June 2, 2018 | 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday, June 1, 2018 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm