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Exoplanets and Extraterrestrials in the Light of the Christian Creation and Salvation Stories

The Religious Studies Research Forum Presents...

RELIGION, SCIENCE AND THE HUMANITIES Seminar Series 2021

“Exoplanets and Extraterrestrials in the Light of the Christian Creation and Salvation Stories.”

Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 4.00pm, This event will be online via MS Teams Live Events.

A Lecture by Professor Karin Öberg, Professor of Astronomy at Harvard University, followed by a live Q&A session.

Professor Karin Öberg

Karin Öberg is Professor of Astronomy at Harvard University and leader of the Öberg Astrochemistry Group at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.

Her specialty is astrochemistry, and her research aims to uncover how chemical processes affect the outcome of planet formation, especially the chemical habitability of nascent planets. She is the recipient of a Sloan fellowship, a Packard fellowship, the Newton Lacy Pierce Prize in Astronomy, and a Simons fellowship. She also serves on the board of the Society of Catholic Scientists.

Event Details

Live lecture 4pm GMT followed by a live Question and Answer session with Professor Öberg.

Also joining us for the event will be:

Professor David Livingstone, School of Natural and Built Environment, Queen’s University Belfast.

Professor Tom Millar, School of Mathematics and Physics, Queen's University Belfast.      

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