January 2, 2024
Speaker: Joshua Abbatiello
Topic: Astro-biology from its beginnings as a field to current.
Bio: Josh Abbatiello has a Bachelor’s of Science in geology and is currently a PhD. Candidate (geology as well) at the University of South Florida. In the broadest sense, (he says) he is a biogeochemist. He uses techniques of biology, geology, and chemistry to understand the element phosphorus. He studies how phosphorus pertains to the origin of the earliest molecules billions of years ago and its immense importance to us today. He also relates that information to determining potential for life on other planets.
Format: ZOOM Presentation