Kavli Conversations: Life in the Universe

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 — 6:30pm EST

Watch a live #scicomm conversation presented by the Carter Institute of Journalism at NYU Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program with support from the Kavli Foundation. This week's talk is titled Life in the Universe: One in a Billion Trillion? Caleb Scharf is the director of the Columbia University Astrobiology Center and the author of The Copernicus Complex: Our Cosmic Significance in a Universe of Planets and Probabilities. At Columbia, he studies exoplanets that may be suitable for life. Lee Billings is the author of Five Billion Years of Solitude: The Search for Life Among the Stars. A veteran science writer, his articles have appeared in Nature, New Scientist, Popular Mechanics, Scientific American and many other publications. Moderator Robert Lee Hotz is a science writer at the Wall Street Journal and a Distinguished Writer in Residence at the Carter Institute of Journalism at NYU.

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