Vaughan Public Library Scholars Hub Speakers Series
Vaughan Public Library and York University invite you to the Scholars Hub Speaker Series. The partnershipbrings some of York’s top academic minds to Vaughan.
The series will feature talks and expertisefrom professionals in the Faculties of Science and Health with subject matter around psychology, exercise, astronomy and biology.
COST: FREE BUT PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
Space for each talk is limited. Refreshments are provided.
Jun. 26, 2018 | The Search for Life on Other Planets
Paul Delaney (Senior Lecturer, Department of Physics and Astronomy)
Since 1995 thousands of planets have been detected orbiting other stars. Many of these worlds could possibly contain liquid water and even life. Professor Paul Delaneydescribes our current understanding of exoplanets, the ongoing search for them and the implications for the search for life.
This unique partnership is part of York University’s goals for community engagement and reputation-building, with a unique collaboration that invites alumni, students and their families, and the public to engage in meaningful talks and discussions.