Ames NAI Astrochemistry Team Supports Astrobiology at Lassen Volcanic Dark Sky Festival

NAI Astrochemistry Team Dark Sky
NAI Astrochemistry Team Dark Sky

Drs. Scott Sandford and Andrew Mattioda supported NASA’s Astrobiology Institute’s public outreach efforts during the Lassen Volcanic Dark Sky Festival, August 7-9, 2015, Lassen Volcanic Park.

Dr. Mattioda gave a public lecture concerning “Astrochemistry: The Chemistry of the Stars.” Dr. Sandford gave a public lecture about “Just How Common is Life in the Universe?” and another lecture on “The Power of Comet and Asteroid Samples.” The Lassen Dark Sky Festival provides the public the opportunity to star gaze with astronomers, listen to, and chat with space scientists.