Webinar on: Search for Life on Mars

Webinar on: Search for Life on Mars

On November 12 we have webinar program with Dr. Dorothy Z. Oehler Senior Scientist  and Dr. Kevin D Webster Associate Research Scientist at Planetary Science Institute,Arizona USA.  Date: 12, Nov 2108 Venue: Pokhara Public Liberary (American Library), Mahendrapool Pokhara For Registration https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfvQIAPVlHnxNf6x98cZa0gwEBtGby3Jqu0YTqZ0oEnbfYAkQ/viewform?fbclid=IwAR2qD3LozrgysNs9JDqN_teABpXAzh-M_Vf___AoaQKUZ2aiUKAA4TReY_c     Topic of Discussion Cave air on Earth and how it can inform the search for life on Mars. Dr. Kevin D Webster Associate Research Scientist Planetary Science Institute Tucson, Arizona, USA 2. MARS: The search for habitability, resources, and signs of life Dr. Dorothy Z. Oehler Senior Scientist Planetary Science Institute Tucson, Arizona, USA  ...
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Time Travel for Skywatchers

Time travel is one of the best things about astronomy. Check out two websites that give skywatchers a more visceral sense of stellar distances and how constellations change shape across the sweep of time. Every time we look at the Sun we see it as it was 8.3 light-minutes ago. Bob King We all know the quickest way to travel back in time. Just look up at the stars. Wait. You don't even have to do that. Hold your hand 6 inches (15 cm) from your face and you see it as it was about a billionth of a second ago. We can't help but see into the past because light takes time to reach our eyes, even traveling at 300,000 kilometers a second. That beautiful full Moon we saw over the weekend is 1.3 light seconds away, the Sun 8.3 minutes and the nearest star, Proxima Centauri, 4.24 light years. You wonder if there is such a thing as the present, when there's...
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