LAB affiliate Sara Walker will discuss universal principles of life in her talk "Inferring the 'Laws of Life' at a Planetary Scale" as part of the Origins of Life Speaker Series, hosted by the University of Chicago's Physical Sciences Division. Tune in from 12:30-2:00 ET on October 22 for her seminar--you can find more information, plus the link to register, here!
LAB postdoc Natalie Grefenstette was a guest on Complexity, a podcast by the Santa Fe Institute, where she discussed her path to astrobiology, various ways to abstract our search for life to make it more agnostic, and considerations for studying chemical complexity and polymer detection. Listen to the full episode or access the transcript here.
Image description: Infrared image of stars at the center of the Milky Way galaxy.
Image credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech