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Announcing the MacLaurin Insitute's Summer Seminar, "The Problem with the Modern Self: Imagining Personhood in Light of Limitations, Disability, and Suffering"
August 2, 2011; 7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Other Worlds! Exoplanets, Life, and Human Significance

Jennifer WisemanSenior Astrophysicist, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Visiting Scholars Lecture Series
Location: University of Minnesota
Nicholson Hall, Room 155
216 Pillsbury Drive SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

12:20-1:10pm

Incredibly in just the last few years, thousands of planets and potential solar systems outside our own have been discovered. With quickly advancing technology, scientists will soon be able to analyze exoplanetary atmospheres for signs of life. As citizens of Earth, how will these discoveries affect our view of our place in the Universe, and the significance of life?

Dr. Wiseman will also be part of the Guelich Lecture Series at Colonial Church, Edina on Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21. Find out more about the weekend events at Colonial Church here.


 
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