City Hall Library: The science behind Earth-like planets

Thursday, September 14, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Have you ever wondered whether we're alone in the cosmos? For thousands of years, we have only been able to speculate. Now, astronomers searching for planets capable of supporting life are making daily progress toward answering this incredibly compelling question. Join me for a non-technical explanation of the science behind the search for Earth-like planets and a summary of the latest results.

Presented by: Dr. Michael Reid - Associate Professor of Astronomy from the University of Toronto.

Presented as part of Science Literacy Week.

Who can attend: Everyone
Fee: Free
Registration: Not required
Organized by: Toronto Public Library
Location: Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON  M5H 2N3