Sunday 9th October 2016
Free Public Lecture by Dr Eriita Jones - Booking essential through Eventbrite.
Abstract: Any liquid water on present-day Mars is hidden from view within the Martian regolith, but we can still find clues to where it is, and where it existed in the past. Come along to this talk to discover why there is so much interest in finding past and present liquid water environments on Mars, whether Mars could really support life, and how learning about Mars can teach us about Earth.
Bio: Eriita Jones completed a Bachelor of Philosophy (Science) with Honours at the Australian National University in 2007 with the title of “ Identifying targets within the potential biosphere of Mars through study of gullies and rampart craters. of Science” and a PhD at the same university in 2012. Her PhD thesis was titled “Two complementary approaches in refining the search for liquid water and habitable environments on present-day Mars”. While...