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Reno Life Beyond - Exploring the Origin & Evolution of Life through Astrobiology

Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 8:00am to 4:30pm
Event Location: 
DRI's Reno campus located @ 2215 Raggio Pkwy Reno, NV 89512

How did life originate and evolve? Are we alone? What is the future of life beyond Earth? Together, we'll explore questions such as these that have perplexed humankind for millennia.

Why attend?

  • DRI scientist Dr. Henry Sun will highlight his NASA-funded research searching for extremophiles in some of Earth’s harshest landscapes.
  • Participants will engage in earth, space and life science-themed activities and walk away with tangible resources for classroom implementation.
  • Teachers who complete the training will be eligible to receive 0.5 in-service credit from the Nevada Department of Education.
  • Registration is free! Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Should you have any questions, please contact Mackenzie Peterson at or (775) 673-7488.