La grande conférence – Finding Life… on Venus?

The planet Venus. (Credit: NASA)
The planet Venus. (Credit: NASA)

Extraterrestrial life… on Venus?? Join us for the 2020 Grande conference de l’iREx to learn all about the recent discovery of phosphine, a potential biosignature, in the atmosphere of Venus. The talk will take place online on Facebook and YouTube.

You can ask your question to Clara Sousa-Silva using this form.

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Our speaker will be Clara Sousa-Silva, 51 Pegasi b Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Astrophysics at Harvard University. She is an astrophysicist specializing in quantum astrochemistry and is a co-author of the scientific paper announcing the discovery of phosphine on Venus. After her 30-minute presentation, she will be answer the public’s questions about Venus, exoplanets and the search for extraterrestrial life!

The iREx’s public talks are intended for anyone interested in astronomy and exoplanets, and require no prior knowledge of science or astronomy.


This talk is FREE and requires NO REGISTRATION. It will be taking place online on our Facebook page, the Facebook event page and our YouTube channel. The talk will be available to watch at a later time on our Facebook page and YouTube channel.