Lectures and seminars What is life? Life and its Origin in the Universe

26-05-2021 2:30 pm Add to iCal
Online Zoom meeting Meeting ID: 659 8127 3858 Passcode: 024012

A primer to the universe for biologists. A quick journey from the Big Bang to the solar system to exoplanets and beyond. Where can we expect to find life? And the fact that life did emerge at least here on earth – what does it tell us about the universe?

Speaker: Steven Jörsäter, Astronomer, Docent. Jörsäter Innovation, Täby
Host: Ingemar Ernberg

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Meeting ID: 659 8127 3858
Passcode: 024012
or dial +46 8 5050 0828 Sweden, +46 8 5050 0829 Sweden

Jörsäter made his thesis on galaxies in 1984 at the Stockholm University. He has worked as an observational astronomer in the optical, radio and space fields. He has been employed by the European Space Agency as a specialist on the Hubble Space Telescope imaging instruments.  He has also been working with IT.

Co-author of the book  “Vad är liv? I cellen, i människan, i kosmos”. Jörsäter has a vivid interest in the boundary between cosmology and the origin of life. Returning lecturer in the What is life series.



Ingemar Ernberg Professor