ExoLife News






ExoLife Finder Workshop, Dec 1, 2017, Mountain View, CA,
organized by the PLANETS Foundation and the SETI Institute, with the support by Deep Astronomy and Breakthrough Prize Foundation. Agenda




Epigenetics and Evolution, Nov 15, 2017,
ExoLife Hangout with Deep Astronomy and PLANETS Foundation.
Guest: Dr. Peter Ward, Biologists, U. Washington, USA. Youtube video




Should the Singularity be something to fear?, Nov 1, 2017,
ExoLife Hangout with Deep Astronomy and PLANETS Foundation.
Guest: Dr. James Hughes, The Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies, USA. Youtube video




Can we find life in exoplanet atmospheres?, Oct 18, 2017,
ExoLife Hangout with Deep Astronomy and PLANETS Foundation.
Guest: Dr. Tina Santl-Temkiv, Astro- and Microbiologist, Aaurhus University, Denmark. Youtube video




Will We Ever Find Life on Mars?, Oct 4, 2017,
ExoLife Hangout with Deep Astronomy and PLANETS Foundation.
Guest: Dr. Kai Finster, Astro- and Microbiologist, Aaurhus University, Denmark. Youtube video




ExoLife Finder Explained, Sep 7, 2017.
Live Hangout during our recent Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for the ELF prototype mirror, with Dr. Svetlana Berdyugina, Astrophysicist, KIS/Freiburg and PLANETS Foundation, and Dr. Jeff Kuhn, Astrophysicist, IfA/Hawaii and PLANETS Foundation. Youtube video




ExoLife Finder Kickstarter Campaign, Sep 5 - Oct 8, 2017
Our recent Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for a thin mirror prototype was SUCCESSFUL! Youtube video




Breakthrough Starshot Updates, July 26, 2017,
ExoLife Hangout with Deep Astronomy and PLANETS Foundation.
Guest: Dr. Avi Loeb, Astrophysicist, Harvard University. Youtube video




The Great Silence: Where is Everybody?, July 19, 2017,
ExoLife Hangout with Deep Astronomy and PLANETS Foundation.
Guest: Dr. Adam Frank, Astrophysicist, U. Rochester. Youtube video




Von Neumann Probes and the Fermi Paradox, June 28, 2017,
ExoLife Hangout with Deep Astronomy and PLANETS Foundation.
Guests: Dr. Martin Barlow, Mathematician, U. British Columbia, and Keith Wiley, Author, "A Taxonomy and Metaphysics of Mind-Uploading". Youtube video




Finding alien life with the Colossus telescope, June 21, 2017,
ExoLife Hangout with Deep Astronomy and PLANETS Foundation.
Guests: Dr. Svetlana Berdyugina, Astrophysicist, KIS/Freiburg and PLANETS Foundation, and Dr. Jeff Kuhn, Astrophysicist, IfA/Hawaii and PLANETS Foundation. Youtube video





What's so great about TRAPPIST-1?, June 14, 2017,
ExoLife Hangout with Deep Astronomy and PLANETS Foundation.
Guests: Dr. David Deamer , Molecular Engineer, UC Santa Cruz, Dr. Giada Arney, Planetary scientist, NASA Goddard, and Ryan MacDonald, Astrophysicist, U. Cambridge, UK Youtube video




How to colonize Mars?, June 7, 2017,
ExoLife Hangout with Deep Astronomy and PLANETS Foundation.
Guests: Dr. Robert Zubrin, Aerospace engineer, Founder of Mars Direct and Mars Society, and Dr. Bryan Caldwell, Project Manager for the NASA-funded HI-SEAS Mars colonization experiment on Mauna Loa, Hawaii Youtube video




The Great Silence: Where is Everybody?, May 24, 2017,
ExoLife Hangout with Deep Astronomy and PLANETS Foundation.
Guests: Dr. James Annis, Astrophysicist, Fermilab, and Dr. Peter Ward, Biologists, U. Washington, USA. Youtube video




The Future of SETI with Ground-Based Telescopes, May 17, 2017,
ExoLife Hangout with Deep Astronomy and PLANETS Foundation.
Guests: Dr. Franck Marchis, Astrophysicist, SETI Institute, John Richards, Engineer, SETI Institute, and Dr. Steve Croft, Astrophysicist, UC Berkely. Youtube video




Chances of Life on the Closest Exoplanets, May 3, 2017,
ExoLife Hangout with Deep Astronomy and PLANETS Foundation.
Guests: Dr. Svetlana Berdyugina, Astrophysicist, KIS/Freiburg and PLANETS Foundation, and Dr. Jeff Kuhn, Astrophysicist, IfA/Hawaii and PLANETS Foundation. Youtube video





Imaging the Surface of Proxima Centauri b, Apr 26, 2017,
ExoLife Hangout with Deep Astronomy and PLANETS Foundation.
Guests: Dr. Svetlana Berdyugina, Astrophysicist, KIS/Freiburg and PLANETS Foundation, and Dr. Jeff Kuhn, Astrophysicist, IfA/Hawaii and PLANETS Foundation. Youtube video