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Lectures on the Frontiers of Science #5 -- Is There Life on Other Planets? Learn how scientists are trying to begin solving the mystery of how often critical factors combine on other planets to create liveable conditions

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"What makes a planet habitable?" is the title of the next lecture in the 2018 edition of the free public minicourse, the "Penn State Lectures on the Frontiers of Science." On February 7, James Kasting, Evan Pugh Professor of Geosciences at Penn State, will describe the latest research about habitable planets beyond our own solar system. His lecture in 100 Thomas Building on the Penn State University Park campus begins at 11:00 a.m. and will be followed at 12:30 p.m. by an opportunity to obtain an autographed copy of a book authored by Kasting in the lobby of 100 Thomas Building, hosted by the Penn State Bookstore.
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17 February 2018 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
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100 Thomas Building
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814-863-4682
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