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Colliding Worlds: How Cosmic Encounters Shaped Planets and Life

April 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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April 28
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6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_b2G90FYEQkaLIVttrO6rBA
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A three-dimensional illustration of one small planet crashing into a larger one

Physicist Simone Marchi, discussing his recent book, Colliding Worlds (Oxford University Press, 2021), will explore the key role that collisions in space have played in the formation and evolution of our solar system, the development of planets, and possibly even the origin of life on Earth.