Time to Eat the Dogs

A Podcast About Science, History, and Exploration

Should We Colonize Mars?

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Credit: Robert Murray

Lucianne Walkowicz talks about the ethics of Mars exploration and new developments in the search for extraterrestrial life. Walkowicz is an astronomer and TED Senior Fellow at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago. This year she served as the Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology.

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Lucianne Walkowicz

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  David strine wrote @

This was a great episode! The podcast noted that there would be a video of the “Becoming Interplanetary” symposium. I can’t seem to find that video in my own searches. If that becomes available I’d love to watch that conversation too. https://www.loc.gov/item/event-393637/becoming-interplanetary/2018-09-27/astrobiology-symposium-becoming-interplanetary/

  Michael Robinson wrote @

Thanks David. Glad you liked it! I don’t think the video is out yet, but I will check with Dr. Walkowicz. When it comes out, I will update the blog post.

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