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von Kármán Lecture - The Search for Life: Exploring Ocean Worlds

Friday, March 6, 2020
7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Beckman Auditorium
Morgan Cable, Research Scientist & Group Supervisor, Astrobiology and Oceans Worlds Group, JPL,
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The search for life is "civilization level science." What happens if or when we find it?

Using the upcoming block of "Ocean Access" missions, Dr. Morgan Cable shows us why ocean worlds are important and what the discovery of life could mean to us as a civilization.

Von Kármán Lectures are presented twice monthly, once at JPL and once in Caltech's Beckman Auditorium, and are free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Online registration via Eventbrite is requested for the von Kármán Lectures held at Caltech. There is no online registration for von Kármán Lectures held at JPL.


About the Series

The Theodore von Kármán Lecture Series, named after JPL's founder, and presented by JPL's Office of Communication and Education, brings the excitement of the space program's missions, instruments and other technologies to both JPL employees and the local community. Lectures take place twice per month, on consecutive Thursdays and Fridays. The Thursday lectures take place in JPL's Theodore von Kármán Auditorium and are streamed live via Ustream, and Friday lectures take place at Caltech. Both start at 7:00 p.m. Admission and parking are free for all lectures. No reservations are required, but seating is limited. Caltech manages JPL for NASA.

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