Te Ao Mārama scholarship recipients attend the Astrobiology Australasia Meeting in RotoruaMembers from Te Ao Mārama attended the Astrobiology Australasia Meeting in Rotorua, New Zealand, on 25-26 June 2018. The conference addressed current topics in astrobiology, including the origin of life, Mars exploration and science communication and outreach. Te Ao Mārama provided scholarships for students from the University of Auckland, including Sian Camp, Michaela Dobson, Alannah Rickerby, Sam Elley, Jenna Li and Chanenath Sriaporn. The students presented current and past research to conference attendees.
Our place in the multiverse
22 September 2017
Calculating the odds that intelligent observers arise in parallel universes—and working out what they might see.
Scientists extend record of earliest life on land by millions of years
10 May 2017
A study of hot spring deposits in New Zealand and Australia provides new evidence that life existed in these environments millions of years earlier than previously thought.
Richard Easther on the origins of the universe
Interview with Jesse Mulligan on Radio New Zealand.
The search for alien life – here on earth21 October 2015
The oldest rocks and most hostile landscapes on Earth are vital clues that may one day help us discover life on other planets or in other solar systems
Tuesday 27th August
Per Aspera ad astra: Reaching for the stars via Biochemistry
Sarah Kessans, 12:00- 13:00, Room: 302:690
Vice-Chancellors Lecture Series 2019
Thursday 5th September
Discoveries of Extra-Solar Planets and the Search or Evidence of Extraterrestrial Life
Dr David Bennett, 18:00, Room: 260.115
Tuesday 10th September
Panel Discussion: Fundamental Questions on Life in the Universe
Chaired by Kim Hill, 18:00, Room: 260.115
Wednesday 11th September
Searching for Alien Life in the Solar System
Professor Maria-Paz Zorzano, 18:00, Room: 260.115
Friday 13th September
Letting Life Happen: from Particles to People
Professor Richard Easther, 18:00, Room: 260.115