Space on the Hill: Is There Life on Other Planets?

The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) and the AAS co-sponsor a briefing series, Space on the Hill — an educational breakfast briefing for policymakers on Capitol Hill. Briefings include breakfast and coffee.

The next Space on the Hill briefing, "Is There Life on Other Planets," will be held 20 June 2017, 9:30-10:30 am in Rayburn 2325. Speakers:

  • Charles Alcock – Using large telescopes to find life
  • Sarah Ballard – How do we find planets and what planets we have found
  • Mercedes Lopez-Morales – How we learn if a planet has life on it

We respectfully request that you RSVP.

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20 – 20 June 2017


2325 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC