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Episode from the podcastNASA's Ask An Astrobiologist

Understanding Icy Worlds by Growing Chemical Gardens with Dr. Laurie Barge

Released Thursday, 24th October 2019
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Join us as we welcome Dr. Laurie Barge, a research scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the Blue Marble Space Institute of Science, and the Oak Crest Institute of Science. She studies topics like self-organizing chemical systems, the emergence of life on early Earth, hydrothermal vents and mineral-organic chemistry, and the habitability of other worlds. Dr. Barge recently become the Science Principle Investigator for the InVADER project (In-situ Vent Analysis Divebot for Exobiology Research), and is also deeply invested in outreach and mentoring for women and minorities in STEM fields.

Check out our website for the full transcript of this podcast, plus the full YouTube version of this episode: https://astrobiology.nasa.gov/ask-an-astrobiologis…