Saturday, August 26, 2017, 8:30 pm: Mt. Tam Astronomy Night - The Search for Life Beyond Earth - Hosted by Friends of Mt. Tam
Mt. Tam Astronomy Night - The Search for Life Beyond Earth - Hosted by Friends of Mt. Tam
Featuring: Carol Stoker, Planetary Scientist, NASA Ames Research Center
Host: Friends of Mt. Tam
Besides Earth, several planetary bodies in our solar systems are recognized as having the potential to host primitive forms of life. This talk will describe why and how NASA plans to search for life on Mars and the icy moons of Jupiter and Saturn.
Parking is free but limited at the Rock Spring parking lot. Please try to carpool. Directions here. The amphitheater is a short walk from the parking lot. Dress warmly, and bring blankets, cushions and a flashlight. along with food and beverage of your choice. Astronomy programs are held monthly from April through October. More program information.