Innovation Speaker Series Talk

Thursday August 3, 2017 8:45 AM
Speaker: Jessie Christiansen, NASA Exoplanet Science Institute (NExScI), Caltech
Location: Cahill, Hameetman Auditorium

Dr. Jessie Christiansen is an Astronomer at the  NASA Exoplanet Science Institute (NExScI). She will join us to tell us about her scientific work exploring other worlds. Dr. Christiansen works on exoplanet occurrence ratesexoplanet catalogues, and exoplanet systems in general. She has participated in the discovery of thousands of exoplanets, and is working on NASA's future exoplanet missions to find thousands more. Dr. Christiansen has appeared multiple times on the Discovery Science channel program 'NASA's Unexplained Files' and is a highly praised public speaker.

Summer App Space is hosting a speaker series and student driven Q&A open to the entire Caltech community. Invited industry leaders in astronomy, astrophysics, aerospace, software engineering, investment, and entrepreneurship (startups) share their journey and technical knowledge. The free talks allow Summer App Space students and the Caltech community to network with a wide range of successful professionals.

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