Summer School: Formation and Evolution of Planetary Systems and Habitable Planets

http://images.spaceref.com/news/extrasolar.145.jpgInterested researchers and students are invited to apply for the summer school "Formation and Evolution of Planetary Systems and Habitable Planets", which will take place in Moletai, Lithuania (close to Vilnius) from 21 to 30 August 2015. The summer school will present an overview of the pathways of formation of habitable planets both in our and extrasolar planets. It is co- organised by the Nordic Network of Astrobiology, the Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership "European Astrobiology Campus" and the EU COST Action "Origins and Evolution of Life on Earth and in the Universe". Its programme includes:

- Lectures by internationally leading scientists covering a broad range of astrobiology
- Observations of star transits as well as other interesting astronomical objects like Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet with the 1.65-m and broad field 51-cm telescope at the Moletai Observatory
- Remote observations using other telescopes in Europe
- 2 Poster sessions for students and early career scientists
- Participant-led discussions about forefront-topics

Deadline for application is 15 June 2015.

Further information about the event can be found at: http://www.nordicastrobiology.net/Moletai2015/

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