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Ancient Earth, Alien Earths

Presenter: Various Speakers
When: August 20, 2014 2:30PM PDT

What Earth’s History Can Teach Us About Planets Orbiting Other Stars

If you could visit the early Earth, you would find it a vastly different, inhospitable, and alien place. Yet, it was in this environment that life on this planet began and evolved. What do we know about the ancient Earth and how can that guide our search for habitable planets orbiting other stars? Come find out at a panel discussion featuring leading scientists in the fields of early Earth and habitability and co-sponsored by NASA, NSF and the Smithsonian Institution.

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