Ask an Astrobiologist with Dr. Hiroyuki Kurokawa

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Ask an Astrobiologist with Dr. Hiroyuki Kurokawa

Time: February 20, 2020 all day
Location: Everywhere!
Event Type: livestream
Organized By: Graham E. Lau
Latest Activity: Feb 18, 2020

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Our next episode of Ask an Astrobiologist is this Thursday at 16:00 Pacific Time. You can tune in right here on SAGANet or watch on the NASA Astrobiology Facebook page. You can ask questions in the chat or use #AskAstrobio on Twitter to ask questions and engage with other audience members.


Our guest is Dr. Hiroyuki Kurokawa, a research scientist at the Earth-Life Science Institute in Tokyo, Japan, who studies the formation and evolution of planets. Dr. Kurokawa received his PhD from the Tokyo Institute of Technology, as well as studying at the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy in Heidelberg, Germany. Hiro is currently working on JAXA's Hayabusa 2 mission, as well as future endeavors, such as the Martian Moons eXploration (MMX) mission. You can read more about Dr. Kurokawa at his website:


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