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Future in Space Hangout re TRAPPIST-1 and Search for Life, Apr 2017, virtual

The next “Future in Space” hangout will take place on April 20, 2017 at 3:00 pm ET.  The topic is “The TRAPPIST-1 System and the Search for Life.” These hangouts are virtual.  Live chat begins one hour in advance.   More information on how to participate is in the emailed announcement, which is reproduced below.

Future in Space: “The TRAPPIST-1 System and the Search for Life”

Today, April 20, 3:00 pm EDT

NASA’s Kepler mission breathtakingly revealed that our galaxy was filled with stars surrounded by planetary systems of all kinds. The search for planets includes seeking planets that might harbor life.

Join Tony Darnell, Alberto Conti, and Harley Thronson as they describe the remarkable TRAPPIST-1 planetary system and its significance in the search for Earth-like worlds with Drs. Hannah Wakeford and Thomas Barclay, both at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

Future in Space Hangouts are endorsed by the American Astronomical Society and the American Astronautical Society.

Live chat will be opened one hour prior to event at:http://deepastronomy.com/live

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April 20
12:00 am