Dr. Luke McKay
TEDxBozeman Talk: Life, electrons, and aliens
Microbial Ecologist & Astrobiologist
Dr. Luke McKay investigates extreme environments to understand where else, beyond Earth, life might exist. His research has taken him to many exotic ecosystems like deep-sea hydrothermal vents, oil spills, and Antarctica. Now at MSU, Luke's work is focused on the heat-loving microbes of Yellowstone.