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Peter Ward

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Peter Ward Biography

Peter Ward conducts his research within the College of the Environment at the University of Washington.

Peter Ward has been active in Paleontology, Biology, and more recently, Astrobiology for more than 40 years. Since his Ph.D. in 1976, Ward has published more than 140 scientific papers dealing with paleontological, zoological, and astronomical topics.

He is an acknowledged world expert on mass extinctions and the role of extraterrestrial impacts on Earth. Ward was the Principal Investigator of the University of Washington node of the NASA Astrobiology Institute from 2001-2006, and in that capacity led a team of over 40 scientists and students. His career was profiled by the Pulitzer Prize winning reporter William Dietrich in The Seattle Times article "Prophet, Populist, Poet of Science."

Peter has written a memoir of his research on the Nautilus for Nautilus magazine's "Ingenious" feature entitled "Nautilus and me. My wonderful, dangerous life with the amazing Nautilus."

His books include the best-selling "Rare Earth: Why Complex Life Is Uncommon in the Universe" (co-author Donald Brownlee, 2000), "Under a Green Sky: Global Warming, the Mass Extinctions of the Past, and What They Can Tell Us About Our Future" (2007), and "The Medea Hypothesis: Is Life on Earth Ultimately Self-Destructive?" (2009).

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A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries about the Origins and Evolution of Life on Earth

A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries about the Origins and Evolution of Life on Earth

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Peter Ward Biography

Peter Ward conducts his research within the College of the Environment at the University of Washington.

Peter Ward has been active in Paleontology, Biology, and more recently, Astrobiology for more than 40 years. Since his Ph.D. in 1976, Ward has published more than 140 scientific papers dealing with paleontological, zoological, and astronomical topics.

He is an acknowledged world expert on mass extinctions and the role of extraterrestrial impacts on Earth. Ward was the Principal Investigator of the University of Washington node of the NASA Astrobiology Institute from 2001-2006, and in that capacity led a team of over 40 scientists and students. His career was profiled by the Pulitzer Prize winning reporter William Dietrich in The Seattle Times article "Prophet, Populist, Poet of Science."

Peter has written a memoir of his research on the Nautilus for Nautilus magazine's "Ingenious" feature entitled "Nautilus and me. My wonderful, dangerous life with the amazing Nautilus."

His books include the best-selling "Rare Earth: Why Complex Life Is Uncommon in the Universe" (co-author Donald Brownlee, 2000), "Under a Green Sky: Global Warming, the Mass Extinctions of the Past, and What They Can Tell Us About Our Future" (2007), and "The Medea Hypothesis: Is Life on Earth Ultimately Self-Destructive?" (2009).

Peter Ward Videos

  • Life's Resilience Response to Hydrogen Sulfide: Peter Ward at ...
  • Earth's mass extinction - Peter Ward - YouTube
  • Peter Ward Our Future In a World Without Ice Caps - YouTube

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  • How to book Peter Ward?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Peter Ward for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Peter Ward, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Peter Ward or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Peter Ward?

    Booking fees for Peter Ward, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Peter Ward, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Peter Ward?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Peter Ward for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Peter Ward for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Peter Ward or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Peter Ward or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Peter Ward is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Peter Ward for your event is available upon request. Peter Ward generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jeffrey Israel, Ray Kurzweil, Dr. Michio Kaku, Aubrey de Grey and Robert Cialdini. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Peter Ward for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Peter Ward Speaker Videos

  • Life's Resilience Response to Hydrogen Sulfide: Peter Ward at ...
    Earth's mass extinction - Peter Ward - YouTube
  • Peter Ward Our Future In a World Without Ice Caps - YouTube

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