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We’re yet to prove whether there’s intelligent life in the cosmos, but is there a possibility that life on earth may have started out on another planet?

Join astrobiologist and Royal Society Research Fellow Dr Zita Martins in this Cafe Scientifique to discover how meteorites and their collisions could hold the key to the origins of life and explore what this research could mean for life on other planets.

What is a Café Scientifique?

A Café Scientifique is an informal dialogue-based event with a scientist. A short talk by the speaker is followed by audience questions and an open discussion.

Attending the event

  • Free to attend
  • No registration required
  • Seats allocated on a first come, first served basis
  • The Royal Society building gets very busy during weekends, so please arrive in plenty of time
  • This event is part of the Royal Society's Summer Science Exhibition 2016

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