Kevin Hand

Alien Oceans

Aired On: Jan 23, 2014

Dr. Kevin Hand provides a firsthand report on the ongoing search for life on other worlds, discussing how the exploration of Earth’s ocean helps to inform our understanding of the potential habitability of worlds like Europa, one of Jupiter’s moons.


Kevin Hand
Kevin Hand

Dr. Kevin Hand is Deputy Chief Scientist for Solar System Exploration at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. His research focuses on the origin, evolution and distribution of life in the solar system. His work involves both theoretical and laboratory research on the physics and chemistry of icy moons in the outer…

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