(Episode 2) — Dr. Sara Imari Walker is a theoretical physicist and astrobiologist at Arizona State University. Her research focuses on the emergence of life. She uses techniques from theoretical physics, chemistry, and information science to uncover how the first living systems may have arisen on a lifeless planet. Follow her research at www.emergence.asu.edu.
Here is the unauthorized YouTube link to her appearance on The Science Channel’s “Through the Wormhole”. Her part begins around the 26:30 mark.
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