4 June 2020 – Club Meeting Presentation
– Thursday night, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. –
Some good news! Although we will not physically gather for this meeting , our free speaker presentation will be offered virtually using the online WebEx video-conferencing platform. Follow this link for instructions on how to enter this virtual meeting presentation.
An Astronomy Guest Speaker Series Event – a collaboration of the Astronomy Club of Asheville and UNC-Asheville
Looking for Life in All the Wrong Places – The Search for Life in the Universe – presented by
Harold Geller, PhD, Observatory Director at George Mason University
Recently there has been much talk about the search for extraterrestrial intelligence in the universe. However, where are we looking and why do we look where we look, is often overlooked in the media and on the internet. We will discuss the search for life in the universe and reveal the techniques and rationale of looking for life in all the right places; in our Solar System, in our Milky Way Galaxy, and in our universe. Carl Sagan once said that “somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.” There are those who argue that the discovery of life elsewhere in the universe will be the greatest discovery of them all.