Time: Wednesday, March 22
Location: Biology Department - Duncan Hall
Prof. Steve Mojzsis of U. Colorado teaches a graduate course on astrobiology, and has compiled an excellent reading list.
Prof. Norm Sleep of Stanford Geophysics is The Man when it comes to habitability of planets, impact hazards and mass extinction events, planetary evolution and things like that. He has a marvelous webbook that covers many topics. Brilliantly punchy, entertaining and informative reading, with lots of cool photos by the author.