Lewis Dartnell is an author, presenter and Professor of Science Communication at the University of Westminster. He is best known to the public as a popular science writer, especially for The Knowledge: How to Rebuild our World from Scratch.
In this episode of the Different Conversations Podcast, Brad talks to Lewis about the recent moves NASA has made in space exploration.They also discuss how the Perseverance Rover landing on Mars has been been an impressive and exciting step towards understanding more about the Red Planet.
During the conversation, they also talk about:
• NASA’s Mars Exploration Programme and the challenges currently being faced.
• What will the findings of NASA’s Mars Rover mean for us?
• The techniques scientists will use to explore the surface of Mars.
You can find out more about Lewis Dartnell’s book Origins – How The Earth Shaped Human History here: http://lewisdartnell.com/en-gb/2019/01/origins-earth-made-us/
You can follow Lewis Dartnell on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/lewis_dartnell
Learn more about Lewis Dartnell: https://www.westminster.ac.uk/about-us/our-people/directory/dartnell-lewis
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About Different Conversations Podcast:
Dr Brad Elliott, a senior lecturer in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Westminster, brings together a cross-section of Westminster colleagues to engage in some interesting, unusual and unexpected discussions for his bi-weekly podcast Different Conversations.