24 January 2022 - 24 January 2022
3:45PM - 5:00PM
PO004, Department of Philosophy and Online (Zoom)
Philosophical Issues in Space Science Seminar Series 2022: Eleanor Armstrong
Bio: Dr Eleanor Armstrong (she/her) is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Stockholm. where her research explores the disjoint between discourses and practices of science. A queer feminist cultural science and technology studies scholar, Dr Armstrong is looking at space science research taking place in the Arctic Circle, and its representation in museums.
Abstract: How does the contexts of the search for life shape what researchers consider ‘life’? This talk takes the recent turn towards searching for life on so-called Ocean Worlds, and addresses how research of life in a diverse range of places has been shaped by, and continues to be shaped by, the perceptions of researchers working on the problems.
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