Conservation Conversation: Planetary Atmospheres and Climate Change
Join The Escondido Creek Conservancy’s bi-monthly speaker series as we identify and explore the evolving and exciting science, astronomy. By studying space, we can learn more about natural processes here on Earth. Join us to appreciate the beauty of the planets of the solar system and learn about the greenhouse effect and climate change in planetary atmospheres.
This month’s speaker, Lisa Will, earned her BS in Astrophysics from UCLA and her Ph.D. in Physics from Arizona State University. She is a Professor of Astronomy and Physics at San Diego City College. She is also the Resident Astronomer at the Fleet Science Center and the co-host of Astronomy on Tap San Diego. She has researched the nature of dust grains in space and innovations in astronomy education. She is obsessed with Star Wars, the MCU, and Doctor Who and has been a proud geek girl since watching Star Trek and Star Wars as a child. She lives in San Diego with her husband, science fiction and fantasy author Greg van Eekhout, and their two dogs.