Physics & Astronomy Colloquium (Canceled)

Thursday, October 11, 2012
4:00 PM - 5:20 PM
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Heidi Yamazaki
(916) 278-6518
Department
Physics & Astronomy
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Photo of speaker, Alfonso DavilaOn Thursday, October 11, 2012, please join us as we welcome Dr. Alfonso F. Davila, a Scientist from NASA Ames and the SETI Institute.  Dr. Davila will present, "Water in the Solar System, and the Search for Life."   This talk, held at 4pm in Mendocino Hall, room 1015, is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Dr. Davila studied Geophysics at the University of Munich, Germany, and Marine Sciences at the University of Vigo, Spain.  His latest research interests include the study of the geology, geochemistry, habitability and life in the extremely dry Atacama Desert and the Antarctic Dry Valleys.  Results are expanding our understanding of the limits of life on Earth, and help us improve models of planetary habitability, particularly the possibility of life on Mars.

Parking permits may be purchased at various ticket stations around campus for $6.00 all day, or $3.00 for 2 hours.  The lot closest to Mendocino Hall is Lot 2.  For more information on parking, please visit the UTAPS website:  http://www.csus.edu/aba/utaps/ 

For more information on our speaker...
Please visit Dr. Davila's web page
http://www.seti.org/users/alfonso-davila
Our colloquium schedule
Please visit our website to view our Fall 2012 colloquium schedule, as well as links to colloquia from previous semesters.
http://www.csus.edu/physics/events/colloquia.html

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