SETI Institute

New Terrains: Mobility & Migration
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Lunchtime Lecture: Thanksgiving on Mars: Planning for Space Migration
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 12–1pm

Human exploration throughout history has been linked with different modes of mobility, and oftentimes, follow-on migrations and even settlement. So it is with space exploration. As part of the collaboration New Terrains: Mobility and Migration, Margaret S. Race, Senior Scientist, Planetary Protection at the SETI Institute will discuss astrobiology and searches for extra-terrestrial life in our solar system.

Lunchtime Lectures take place on the first Wednesday of the month at noon in the Charlotte Wendel Education Center. Visitors are welcome to bring food and beverages.

SETI Institute
At SJMA
110 S. Market Street
San José, CA 95113
Free with Museum admission (free to members)
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Exoplanet Pioneer—VR experience with Scott Kildall and Franck Marchis
March 21, 2019, 6–9pm (Third Thursday)

Exoplanet Pioneer is a virtual reality installation in which participants navigate through, and explore, all known exoplanets (planets outside of our solar system) that the project builds from astronomical datasets. The artwork procedurally generates thousands of exoplanet worlds based on their mass, proximity to their sun, orbital path, and predicted amount of water. Participants can fly to these worlds and explore how the planets might look—worlds populated with algae-filled oceans, rocky formations, toxic clouds, icy crusts, and more. The project is produced in collaboration with artist Scott Kildall and Franck Marchis, Senior Planetary Astronomer, SETI Institute.

SETI Institute
At SJMA
110 S. Market Street
San José, CA 95113
Admission: $5 after 5pm
sjmusart.org
seti.org