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24 January 2022 - 24 January 2022

3:45PM - 5:00PM

PO004, Department of Philosophy and Online (Zoom)

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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.

Ocean Worlds, Rocky planets, and Gas giants: Considering the context for the search for life

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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