Unable to attend next week’s “Search For Life Beyond the Solar System: Exoplanets, Biosignatures and Instruments” conference in Tucson, AZ? Pose questions to conference headliners at one of three “Virtual Coffee Breaks” to be held Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday March 18, 19 and 20 12:15-12:45 MST.  Sponsored by the NASA Astrobiology Institute.


Coffee Break Website: http://goo.gl/2zde5d

Conference website: http://www.ebi2014.org


Panel Descriptions


Tuesday, March 18



Topic: “Reinventing Goldilocks: Exoplanet Habitability and Biosignatures”

Organizer: Kate Follette, University of Arizona (kfollette@as.arizona.edu)



Dr. Sara Seager, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dr. Victoria Meadows, University of Washington

Dr. Lynn Rothschild, Brown University

Dr. John Baross, University of Washington


Wednesday, March 19



Topic: “Toward Pale Blue Dots: The Future of Habitable Exoplanet Detection”

Organizer: Kate Follette, University of Arizona (kfollette@as.arizona.edu)



Dr. Natalie Batalha, NASA Ames

Dr. Olivier Guyon, University of Arizona/National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

Dr. George Ricker, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Thursday, March 20



Topic: “Fermi Paradox or Science Fiction Reality: The Future of the Search for Life in the Universe”

Organizer: Kate Follette, University of Arizona (kfollette@as.arizona.edu)



Dr. Jill Tarter, Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

Dr. Rory Barnes, University of Washington

Dr. Wesley Traub, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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