Walking to Mars: What Do We Need to Learn Before We Can Live on the Red Planet?

Reunion College session presented by Joe Levy, Assistant Professor of Geology.

Is Mars the next step in human exploration of the solar system? What would it take to live and work on this "almost Earth" world, and what will future explorers need to know in order to survive martian extremes? Join Dr. Joe Levy on a journey of endurance and exploration from Earth’s remotest polar outposts to the surface of Mars.

About the Presenter:

Joe Levy is a polar and planetary scientist and an assistant professor of geology. He has spent a dozen field seasons in remote field camps in Antarctica since 2004. His research and courses focus on understanding how rock, water, ice, and life interact in cold deserts across the solar system, and how changing climate conditions are recorded in icy landscapes. His research at the intersection of exploration, climate change, and space resources has been featured by Wired Magazine, the National Geographic Channel, and the New York Times.

Friday, June 1 at 11:30am to 12:30pm

Ho Science Center, 243
1819 Oak Dr, Hamilton, NY 13346, USA

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Website

http://www.colgate.edu/reunion

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