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Advances in Science -- 2/4/21 Daypass -- Formation of Habitable Worlds and the Search for Life
Professor Edwin Bergin Prof. Bergin will outline current knowledge and observations of planet formation and how worlds like our own are constructed. Today, we are on the cusp of searching for the presence of life elsewhere. Prof. Bergin will also discuss how we will search for Earth-like worlds and begin asking “are we alone in the Universe”? Edwin (Ted) Bergin is a Professor in the Department of Astronomy at the University of Michigan. Bergin received his B.S. from Villanova University in 1989, and Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts in 1995. In 2008, he was the recipient of the Henry Russel Award, the highest honor bestowed by the University of Michigan for junior faculty. In 2019 he was awarded the Heineman Prize for Astrophysics by the American Astronomical Society and the American Institute of Physics
Event Type : Thursday Morning Lecture Series      
Category : Series 3 - Advances in Science
Date(s) : 02/04/2021
Day of Week : Thursday
Time : 10:00-11:30AM
Location : Online
Fee : $10.00
Event Status : COMPLETED