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Speaker Dr. Paul Davies to speak about ET’s, life beyond Earth

By Staff | Apr 17, 2009

Life outside of earth.

Is it possible?

BIG ARTS is pleased to present speaker Dr. Paul Davies, Saturday, April 18, who will talk about his research in the origins of the universe, the origin of life, and searching for life beyond earth.

Davies, a theoretical physicist, cosmologist, astrobiologist, and best-selling author, is currently a professor at Arizona State University and Director of the BEYOND Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science. His research ranges from the origin of the universe to the origin of life, and includes the properties of black holes, the nature of time and quantum field theory. He is the former chair of SETI the task group searching for life beyond the earth, which was featured in Carl Sagan’s science fiction drama, Contact. Davies latest book is The Goldilocks Enigma: Why is the Universe Just Right for Life?

Dr. Paul Davies’ lecture begins at 7:30 p.m. General admission: $25, students $10. Call for group discount rates.

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