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Is There Another Earth?

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D Wayne Dworsky

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Is there another Earth?  Doctor Geoffrey Landis explores The Nuclear Rocket and Across the Dark in Starship Century. Doctor Landis holds impressive credentials.  He earned his BS from MIT in physics and electrical engineering and a PhD in solid-state physics from Brown University.  He writes extensively both in science non-fiction as well as hard science fiction.  He’s written a few books:  Impact Parameter:  And Other Quantum Realities and Mars Crossing, both were released in 2001. 

He’s also authored or co-authored over 300 science papers.   Several of his science fiction stories have won awards.  Additionally, he’s published a considerable amount of poetry.  Currently, he is a research scientist at NASA and a holds eight patents.  He’s also a visiting professor at MIT.  

Now he’s involved in two new pieces, an article, The Nuclear Rocket and a poem, Across the Dark.  It looks like his first love is Mars exploration.  Please join Doctor Landis, Melissa and me on Monday, October 28 at 8 pm ET for an exciting discussion of the possibility of finding another Earth.