Year of the Solar System

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While NASA celebrates 50 years of Solar System exploration in 2012, the last two of those years saw an unprecedented cluster of activity. From comet and asteroid encounters to landing an analytical chemistry laboratory on the surface of Mars, we have dared and learned much. Throughout it all, fundamental research has provided the foundation and impetus for exploration. These talks give the state of the art in astrobiology research in 2012.
  • Exoplanets
    Shawn Domagal-Goldman, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
    PRESENTED ON November 29, 2012
  • The Origin of Life
    Loren Williams, Georgia Institute of Technology
    PRESENTED ON November 5, 2012
  • Alien Hunters
    Shawn Domagal-Goldman, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
    PRESENTED ON August 28, 2012