Looking for Life On Mars

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Mars has changed since it formed 4.6 billion years ago. When life started on Earth ~4 billion years ago, Mars was habitable too, with volcanism, a magnetic field, surface water and a thick atmosphere. Today, Mars is cold and dry, with a thin atmosphere and harsh surface. 

In this lecture Professor Andrew Coates will discuss the search for life beyond Earth on our closest target, using the Rosalind Franklin rover. 

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This event was on Wed, 23 Sep 2020


Professor Andrew Coates

Andrew is Professor of Physics in the Department of Space and Climate Physics at University College London. He is active in space and science outreach, and is currently a vice President of the Society for Popular Astronomy.

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