April 14 - Join us for Yuri's Night at the Cal Academy of Sciences SF

Yuri's Night

Join us to celebrate Yuri's Night at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, April 14 6-10pm. Hear presentations from SETI Institute scientists Franck Marchis and Jill Tarter.

8pm
Franck Marchis
Senior Research Scientist
"Exoplanet Everywhere! The Search for Life on Other Worlds”
The NASA Kepler mission has revealed that our galaxy is full of exoplanets: planets in orbit around other stars. The new challenge of today’s astronomers is to detect and characterize those planets. I will discuss the scientific and technological developments that are crucial steps on the road to taking the revolutionary and transformative image of a distant, new Earth-like blue dot.  

9pm
Jill Tarter
Bernard M. Oliver Chair for SETI 
"Life Beyond Earth?"

Come to the Astro-Aficionados (Project Lab) and learn about life our work firsthand.

For more information, visit https://www.calacademy.org/nightlife/yuris-nightlife