December 8: "Our Cosmic Origins: Stars, Galaxies, and the Stuff of Life"
Bahram Mobasher, Professor of Physics & Astronomy, Associate Director of Alternative Earths Astrobiology Center - UC Riverside
January 12: "Alternative Earths: How Earth's Past Guides NASA's Search for Life"
Tim Lyons, Distinguished Professor of Biogeochemistry, Director of Alternative Earth's Astrobiology Center- UC Riverside
February 1: "Ocean Worlds: Missions to Icy Moons and Dwarf Planets"
Kevin Hand, Deputy Project Scientist, Solar System Exploration Directorate, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
March 23: "Mars 2020 & Beyond: Will We Find Life on the Red Planet?"
Ken Williford, Deputy Project Scientist, Mars 2020 Mission and Director, Astrobiogeochemistry Laboratory, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
April 13: "Alien Planets: Are There Other Earths Lurking in Our Galaxy?"
Antigona Segura Peralta, Professor of Astrobiology, National Autonomous University of Mexico