Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon May 20, 2013

Dr. Jay Dickson, Brown University – Antarctica and Life on Mars

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Jay Dickson of Brown University explains what the world’s saltiest pond has to say about the possibility of life on Mars.

Dr. Jay Dickson, Brown University – Antarctica and Life on Mars


Jay Dickson is a science data analyst and lab manager in the Geological Science Department at Brown University where he works in the lab of Dr. James Head. His recent research involves the analysis of data from Antarctica’s Don Juan Pond.

About Dr. Dickson

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