Life Around Red Dwarf Stars at Eastside Science Cafe

Monday, 13 January 2014 - 7:00pm
Format: 
Discussion
Admission: 
Free
Region: 
KCTS/Seattle
Location: 
The Wilde Rover Irish Pub, Kirkland

Topic: Searching for Life Around Red Dwarf Stars
Speaker: Aomawa Shields, Dept. of Astronomy, University of Washington
Planets orbiting red dwarf stars are likely to be the first that we study in the search for life beyond our Solar System. At the January Eastside Science Café, join UW’s Aomawa Shields to explore why these stars offer the best chance of finding habitable planets, and how a planet's ability to support life is complicated by the unique properties of these stars. Download the PDF flyer.

About Science Café
Eastside Science Café is held on the second Monday of each month. Did you miss a café and want to hear the discussion? Most Science Cafés are recorded by KCTS 9 and are available for online viewing. Eastside Science Cafés take place at Wilde Rover in Kirkland and are presented in partnership with Pacific Science Center and KCTS 9.