RPL Podcast to Welcome Back Astrobiologist Dr. Graham Lau

The Mars Society is pleased to announce that Dr. Graham Lau, a popular astrobiologist and science communicator, will be returning to our Red Planet Live podcast for another virtual episode on Tuesday, January 16th (5:00 pm PT) to discuss the search for life on Mars and in our solar system and answer your questions about all things related to space.

Dr. Lau serves as a Research Investigator at the Blue Marble Space Institute of Science and Director of Communications for Blue Marble Space, as well as the Director of Logistics for the Mars Society’s University Rover Challenge held annually at our Mars Desert Research Station in Utah. In addition, he is the host of the prominent online “Ask an Astrobiologist” show, which is sponsored by the NASA Astrobiology Program and SAGANet.

In terms of his multidisciplinary academic background and science field experience, Dr. Lau focuses on biology, chemistry, astrophysics, and geology with the goal of contributing to humanity’s understanding of life’s interaction with its environment and the search for life beyond Earth.

To register (free of charge) for the 60-minute RPL broadcast, please click here.  Those signing up for the show will be able to submit their questions to the guest during the live program hosted by Ashton Zeth. 

Red Planet Live is a monthly live podcast from The Mars Society — Ashton Zeth interviews the people instrumental in exploring and settling Mars. The show will focus on a wide variety of topics, including Mars and space exploration, STEM education, technology, women in science, and much more, with exciting and open discussions involving experts in these respective fields.