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Webinar: What Mars Reveals about Life in Our Universe

Archived Webinar

This Zoom webinar featuring Cari Corrigan, L. Miché Aaron, and Mariah Baker aired March 3, 2021, as part of the "Smithsonian Science How" series. Watch a recording in the player above.


Explore our universe in this special collaboration between the National Air and Space Museum and "Smithsonian Science How," featuring Smithsonian experts and educators. Geologist Cari Corrigan, planetary geology Ph.D. student L. Miché Aaron, and Planetary Scientist Mariah Baker discuss how they study meteorites from Mars, the Martian atmosphere, the environment on the planet's surface, and what humans would need to survive on Mars. They also talk about what their studies reveal about life in our universe. 

About Smithsonian Science How

Connect your students to Smithsonian science experts in this weekly series of free live, interactive webinars. Hosted by Smithsonian educators, "Smithsonian Science How" will connect your students to authentic science, discoveries, and collections while inviting them to participate in live polls and ask and answer questions throughout. 

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