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On Monday, November 12, at Colby Robert Bodnar will present “The Search for Water and Life in the Solar System.” The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. in room 1 of the Olin Science Center on the Waterville campus.

Bodnar is the C. C. Garvin Professor of Geochemistry and a University Distinguished Professor at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. A fellow of the Mineralogical Society of America, he was selected as one of its three Distinguished Lecturers for 2001-02. Bodnar is regarded as a leading authority on analyzing fluid inclusions in minerals to determine their origin and has applied this method to Martian meteorites. This lecture is sponsored by Colby’s Department of Geology.