Will there ever be another earth?
Maggie Turnbull will discuss what it means to think about "habitable" planets orbiting other stars, the latest results in the search, and her own work with NASA in designing a new kind of observatory to detect Earth-like worlds.
From her home office in Antigo, Wisconsin, freelance astronomer and astrobiologist Maggie Turnbull (BS Astronomy 1998) searches for signs of extraterrestrial life. She is internationally known for her work cataloging potentially habitable planets and was named in Wired magazine’s “Smart List 2012: 50 people who will change the world.”
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