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41st Saas-Fee Course
From Planets to Life
3-9 April 2011

Lectures video recordings and slides

There are three series of 9 lectures of about 50 minute each


Course 1: Astrophysical conditions for development of life

    Prof. Jonathan Lunine (University of Arizona)

    Video recordings: 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9
    Presentation slides (power point format): 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9

Course 2: Earth geology and climatology history

    Prof. Jim Kasting (Pennsylvania State University)

    Video recordings: 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9
    Presentation slides (pdf format): 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 4.5 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9

Course 3: Origin and critical steps of life development on Earth

    Prof. John Baross (University of Washington)

    Video recordings: 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9
    Presentation slides (pdf format): 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 (missing) - 8 - 9
Final discussion with the three speakers

Link to the video recordings of all lectures: From Planets to Life