10:30am-11:30am, KUUF sanctuary, Astrophysicist Bob Abel – Mars may have been habitable before Earth and might be still – so where are the the Martians? Join us for a talk on the history and current state of our nearby neighbor and examine the possibilities of life in its past, present, and future.
DR. BOB ABEL is a Professor of Applied Physics at Olympic College and a Collaborator with the University of Washington‘s Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Group (www.lsst.org). He holds a Ph.D. and M.S. in Atmospheric Sciences (Space Physics) from UCLA and an M.S. in Aeronautics and Astronautics (Fluid Mechanics) from the UW. Bob has published multiple articles in eminent science journals, posted 120 physics lectures on the internet (https://www.youtube.com/user/OlympicCollege), and in 2015 brought an Astronomy conference to downtown Bremerton.