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Life on Earth – Could it Happen Elsewhere?: First Lecture with John Lattanzio, 2018 Morehead-Cain Alumni Visiting Distinguished Honors Professor
March 21, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Part 1 of Are We Alone in the Universe?: A Lecture Series with John Lattanzio
John Lattanzio is an astrophysicist who works on understanding stars and how they make the elements that comprise our world. He serves as President of the International Astronomical Union’s Commission on Stellar Evolution and is a professor in the Monash Centre for Astrophysics at Monash University in Australia. Previously, Lattanzio held positions in Canada and France, at the University of Cambridge’s Institute of Astronomy, and at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Lattanzio is an Honorary Fellow of the Astronomical Society of Australia.
The lecture series is hosted by Honors Carolina in the College of Arts and Sciences in partnership with the Morehead-Cain Scholars Program and the UNC Department of Physics and Astronomy.