Aired July 16, 2019
Join us as we welcome Dr. Lucianne Walkowicz, an astronomer based at the Adler Planetarium. Dr. Walkowicz has done research in stellar magnetic activity and its impact on planetary suitability for extraterrestrial life. Lucianne has also spoken about the importance of inclusivity in space exploration and the importance of language in how we develop our space exploration initiatives, and has been recognized for advocacy in the conservation of dark skies. Dr. Walkowicz is a Senior TED Fellow and was the 5th Chair of Astrobiology at the Library of Congress.