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What did we find on Mars?

Two OU researchers have revealed what recent missions to Mars and lab experiments are showing them about the environment on the Red Planet at the Northern Ireland Science Festival which took place in Belfast on 21 February.

In an OpenMinds Talk: Why visit Mars and what we might find there? Dr Stephen Lewis, OU Senior Lecturer, School of Physical Sciences, Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics and Rhian Chapman, PhD student, looked at the challenges of landing on Mars and of markers of life there.

Find out what Dr Stephen Lewis said:

Find out what OU PhD student Rhian Chapman said:

Dr Stephen Lewis

Senior Lecturer

School of Physical Sciences

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Professional biography


Miss Rhian Chapman

Research student

School of Physical Sciences

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Professional biography