Panel discussion | Fundamental Questions on Life in the Universe

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Vice-Chancellor's Lecture Series 2019

Hosted by Te Ao Mārama – Centre for Fundamental Inquiry, this year's series of three evening lectures and a panel discussion is themed 'Perspectives on Life in the Universe'.

Are we alone? Is there life elsewhere? How did life begin? Explore the Biggest Questions of all with world-leading scientists in the 2019 University of Auckland Vice Chancellor's Lecture Series.

Hear about how new developments in astrobiology, astrophysics and fundamental science are expanding our understanding of the origin and evolution of the Universe, from the Solar System to ‘exoplanet’ worlds so far away they almost defy imagination.

Panel discussion | Fundamental Questions on Life in the Universe

Tuesday 10 September

Chaired by Kim Hill, Radio New Zealand

What is life? How did it begin from non-living stuff? Where did it start? What can life as we know it and its evolution tell us about possible extraterrestrial life on other planets? Is there an Earth version 2.0 out there somewhere? These and other fundamental questions will be explored by Kim Hill (RadioNZ) and a panel of experts.

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Professor Maria-Paz Zorzano (Astrobiology Center of the National Institute of Aerospace Technology (INTA), Spain, and Luleå University of Technology, Norway)

Dr Heather Hendrickson (Massey University)

Dr Daniel Hikuroa (University of Auckland)

Professor Kathy Campbell (University of Auckland)

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Fisher and Paykel Appliances Auditorium

Owen G Glenn Building, The University of Auckland

12 Grafton Road, Auckland

Auckland, 1010

New Zealand

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