Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Join the Earth and Planets Laboratory as we go where no Neighborhood Lecture has gone before! The virtual lecture will be led by Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Michael L. Wong, astrobiologist and host of the Strange New Worlds podcast. 

From the Drake equation in Star Trek's original 1964 outline to gravitational waves in Star Trek: Discovery, we'll examine how scientific discoveries underpin this legendary science-fiction franchise's 55-year history.

Want to explore strange new worlds and seek out new life? No need to wait 'til the 23rd century—tune in to learn how Carnegie scientists are contributing to these monumental quests today!

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