Lava Worlds to Living Worlds
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The dichotomy of the worlds discovered by the Kepler space telescope. Worlds potentially teeming with life to worlds of liquid rock.

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Kepler 78b - A rocky planet so close to its star that the surface is likely molten. Learn more - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kepler-78b

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Kepler 186f - One of the more likely places life may exist outside our solar system. Learn more - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kepler-186f

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Poster for 'Lava Worlds to Living Worlds', a public talk by Dr. Natalie Batalha

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Test renders during the process of making the lava planet.

Lava Worlds to Living Worlds

This was for a public talk on the great discoveries of the Kepler mission. In our search for life, we have found some of the most inhospitable places in the galaxy.

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