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WORLD SCIENCE U

Friday, June 1, 2018
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Immerse yourself in an intense and intimate day with some of the foremost experts in astrobiology, theoretical physics, and astrophysics. This event offers science enthusiasts a curated curriculum that goes beyond a popular-level presentation.

We are providing a limited number of exclusive, complimentary seats to the taping of master classes that will subsequently be presented on the World Science U digital platform.

Registration for this program is open to the public.

Participants

Andrea GhezAstrophysicist

Andrea M. Ghez, professor of Physics & Astronomy and Lauren B. Leichtman & Arthur E. Levine chair in Astrophysics, is one of the world’s leading experts in observational astrophysics and heads UCLA’s Galactic Center Group. She is best known for her ground-breaking work on the center of our Galaxy, which has led to the best evidence to date for the existence of supermassive black holes.

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Sara Walkerastrobiologist

Sara Walker is an astrobiologist and theoretical physicist, researching the origin of life and how to discover life on other worlds. She is developing 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.

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