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Saturday, October 13 • 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Alien Hunting: Jill Tarter & Margaret Turnbull LIMITED
Limited Capacity seats available

Two of the foremost authorities on searching for life beyond Earth will come together for a discussion on habitable planets, how life is defined and detected, and finding life in the universe outside Earth.

Speakers
avatar for Jill Tarter

Jill Tarter

Author, The 21st Century: The Century of Biology on Earth and Beyond
Jill Tarter is an astronomer best known for her pioneering work in the search for other life in the universe. In 1984 she helped found the SETI Institute, where she served as director of research until 2012; she currently holds the Bernard M. Oliver Chair at SETI. She led Project... Read More →
avatar for Margaret Turnbull

Margaret Turnbull

Astrobiologist; 2018 Independent Candidate, Wisconsin Governor
Margaret Turnbull is a leader in the effort to identify exoplanets capable of supporting life. Together with Jill Tarter, she developed a catalog of nearby habitable star systems for use in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI), and she has studied Earth’s spectrum... Read More →


Saturday October 13, 2018 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Taube Auditorium at the WIRED25 Hub The Commonwealth Club, 110 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94105