[Cosmic-Explorations] Johnson Space Center Astronomical Society Meeting TODAY - ONLINE

Webb, Sha'Rell swebb at lpi.usra.edu
Fri Jan 8 07:23:00 CST 2021

Johnson Space Center Astronomical Society Meeting - ONLINE

The January meeting of the JSCAS will be held ONLINE, tonight, January 8th, at 7:30 pm, on YouTube which can be accessed at this link:
Dr. Andrea Isella of Rice University will present a talk C.L.E.V.E.R Planets Project, an Update.  (You can learn more about him and his research here: http://planetformation.rice.edu/ )  The talk include what it takes to make a life-bearing planet:  1)  Form the planet   2)   Bombard the planet with a source of water   3)  Geology releases life-giving elements   4)  Life-giving elements are redistributed   5)  Life-giving elements recombine and life arises.  Each of these has a research group.  Dr. Isella's group Studies Step #1:  Where, when, and how do rocky planets form?  What is their abundance of ingredients necessary for life?

The agenda for this month's meeting:
Update: C.L.E.V.E.R. Planets Project - Dr. Andrea Isella, Rice University
Member's Minute - Conjunction Images - Chris Wells & Treavor Quinn
Member's Minute - M1 Project - Doug Holland
Star Party News - David Haviland

To submit questions for our presenters during the meeting, please either enter your questions as a YouTube comment (if you have an account that will allow doing so) or send your questions to:  jscaslive at gmail.com<mailto:jscaslive at gmail.com>
Also, the JSCAS YouTube Channel link will be posted on the JSCAS web page:  http://www.jscas.net
JSCAS is open to anyone who wants to learn about astronomy and membership is FREE!  (It's the best offer money can't buy!)  After joining, you'll have access to our amazing Astronomy DVD Library with 100's of choices to learn from (from Astronomy Magazine, NASA, The Great Courses, Discovery Channel, etc.).  Our meetings are held on the 2nd Friday of each month at 7:30 pm in the lecture hall of The Lunar & Planetary Institute. (3600 Bay Area Blvd. at Middlebrook Dr., aka USRA Bldg.)  For more info, s

Note to all those who have borrowed DVDs from the JSCAS Media Library: Please hold your borrowed DVDs until the next meeting held at the Lunar & Planetary Institute.
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