Ask an Astrobiologist Featuring Dr. Steve Vance

Presenter: Steven Vance, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
When: August 21, 2018 10AM PDT

We welcome to SAGANet, Dr. Steve Vance from the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory! Dr. Vance is an astrobiologist and geophysicist studying the mechanics of icy ocean worlds. He addresses questions of ocean composition, dynamics, and habitability through simulations of icy world ocean chemistry in the laboratory.

“Ask an Astrobiologist” is a live interview with a renowned astrobiologist! This format is interactive and allows participants to ask questions on Twitter, Facebook, & SAGANet!

You can find out more about his work here! Ask an Astrobiologist Series

  • Once a month, SAGANet ( hosts a program called "Ask an Astrobiologist", where the public is invited to interact with a high-profile astrobiologist, who replies to twitter and chat questions live on video. Each session lasts about an hour.
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