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The Cosmic Exploration presentations will begin at 7:30 p.m. and will be followed by a light reception with the opportunity to meet the speaker. The Cosmic Explorations Speaker Series is free; all adults are welcome.


Seminars are held at
The Lunar and Planetary Institute USRA
3600 Bay Area Blvd, Houston


Click here for a pdf map of our location


For more information, please call
281-486-2163 or e-mail CosmicLecture@lpi.usra.edu


Speakers Bureau

Scientists and staff of the Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) and the Division of Space Life Sciences (DSLS) are available for presentations to schools, civic groups, and other organizations.


Request a speaker for the Houston region or request a specific
LPI/DSLS Speaker

Upcoming Presentations


"Science" on the Silver Screen


Gravity (Recording)

Dr. Stanley Love, NASA Johnson Space Center
September 18, 2014


Exploring the Core: The Inside Story (Recording)

Dr. Walter Kiefer, Lunar and Planetary Institute
November 6, 2014


SETI: Real vs. Reel (Recording)
Dr. Jill Tarter, SETI Institute
January 29, 2015


The Europa Report: A Report
Dr. Britney Schmidt, Georgia Institute of Technology
April 9, 2015


Movie Science: Who Cares If It's Wrong?
Dr. Seth Shostak, SETI Institute
May 7, 2015




Registration Now Open!

Registration for the May 7, 2015 presentation of "Movie Science: Who Cares if it's Wrong?"
by Dr. Seth Shostak is now open. Online registration is required and seating is limited to 250.


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