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Jul 23

Ordinary Meeting

Date & Time
23 July 2021 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Speaker: Associate Professor Charles Lineweaver, College of Science, ANU

Title: 3 Topics: (i) Life in the universe, (ii) Closed universes & black holes, (iii) Ocean Worlds

Abstract: 3 Topics

1) Do attempts to define life help to find life elsewhere in the universe?

2) What's the difference between a closed universe and a large low density black hole?

3) What's the latest exoplanet data telling us about the existence of Ocean Worlds?

Biography: Charley Lineweaver is an astrophysicist and astrobiologist at the Australian National
University. His research interests include exoplanet statistics, habitability and the entropy
of the universe. With Paul Davies and Michael Ruse, he edited “Complexity and the Arrow of
Time” (2013). He is currently creating a MOOC: “Are We Alone?...well…How did WE
get here?”

Event Type
ZOOM online meeting

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