Why go to Mars? The Derry Dialogues

Date and Time


Richards Building, Room 2520


This event is going to explore Mars through presentations, a panel discussion and questions from the audience. Physics Professor Ralf Gellert will be one of the panel members. The event will cover (from the event's webpage(External Link)):

In this the inaugural Derry Dialogue, we are going to ask: Why are we going to Mars? Should we go to Mars? What will we discover there about the planet and about ourselves?
And who better to be our guides then a Canadian astronaut, two internationally renowned researchers who worked on the Mars Rovers and contributed to sustaining life in space, and a leading academic who advises NASA’s astrobiology program.

The Panel includes:

For more information, and description of each panel member, please visit the event's webpage(External Link).

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