Vikki Meadows: Finding Life From Far Away

  • Questioning Habitable Planets
    In the final part of this six-part lecture series, Vikki Meadows answers audience questions about the possibility of life on alien worlds.
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  • Colors of Alien Plants
    In part five of this six-part lecture series, Vikki Meadows describes the impact plants have on planets. She also explains why the type of star providing sunshine may affect the color of an alien world's equivalent of bushes, trees, and grass.
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  • The Spectrum of Life
    In part three of this six-part lecture series, Vikki Meadows pieces together the lines of evidence that indicate whether an extrasolar planet is able to support life.
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  • Location, Location, Location
    In the vast real estate of space, where are the habitable planets? In this lecture, Vikki Meadows describes the clues that tell us if an extrasolar planet would be a good place to call home.
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  • The Light of Alien Life
    Imagine trying to learn everything you can about the Earth from a distance of billions or even trillions of kilometers. That's the challenge facing scientists who search for life on worlds orbiting distant stars.
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