Professor of Biology and Biochemistry George Fox to Participate in Upcoming Science Cafe



Public Discussion on “The Discovery of the 10th Planet and Life in Outer Space”
In partnership with HoustonPBS

2003UB313 is the name of the 10th planet. The recent announcement of its existence brings back to the forefront our long lasting quest to find life in outer space. In fact, identification of new planets and any live forms help us understand the evolution of life here on Earth. Come and meet our distinguished experts to discuss what the discovery of the 10th planet means to astronomers, to biologists, and to you.

For more details, visit or call (832) 971- 3068.


Tuesday May 2, 2006 from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

WHERE:Salento coffee house, 2407 Rice Boulevard in Rice Village. WHO:

David Black, President of the Universities Space Research Association
and Visiting Scientist at the Lunar and Planetary Institute in Houston, TX

George Fox, Professor of Biology and Biochemistry at the University of Houston

Patricia Gras, Senior Producer and Host of Living Smart,   Houston PBS

Free to the public. No registration needed. The Science Café is sponsored by Rice University, the Computer and Information Technology Institute, the Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology, the Environmental & Energy Systems Institute, the Rice Space Institute, the University of Houston, Boeing, HP, and Turn-Key Enterprises