Earth Life and Weird Life

THU, DEC 17, 2015 (23:26)

Dr. David Toomey is author of Weird Life: The Search for Life That is Very Very Different from Our Own. Professor Toomey explains how scientists have had to revise the concept of life since the discovery of organisms in very extreme environments on our planet, and how that discovery is shaping astrobiology—the search for life on moons and exoplanets.

+ BIO: David Toomey

David Toomey is a Professor of English and the Director of Program for Professional and Technical Writing, University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Dr. Toomey is author of Weird Life: The Search for Life That is Very Very Different from Our Own.

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