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How to Find a Habitable Planet
Smithsonian's Stars Lecture Series
Presenter: Courtney Dressing, Graduate Student, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Saturday, October 19, 2013
Albert Einstein Planetarium
Museum in Washington, DC
4:00 p.m. Discovery Station (in front of Welcome Center)
5:15 p.m. Lecture in the Albert Einstein Planetarium
6:30 p.m. Telescope observing at Phoebe Waterman Haas Public Observatory, weather permitting
Astronomers have recently discovered exoplanets that might be suitable for life. Learn about the tools and techniques used to search for other worlds and detect signs of life.
Smithsonian's Stars lectures are suitable for ages 13 and up.
The Smithsonian’s Stars Lecture Series is made possible by a grant from NASA.