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Astrobiology Strategic Plan Milestone
Astrobiology Strategic Plan Milestone
The NASA Astrobiology Strategy process has reached an important milestone. The concept documents, which were created at the Wallops Island workshop, are now ready for public comment.Read More...
Mars Rover Provides Clues to Mars' Past Atmosphere
Mars Rover Provides Clues to Mars' Past Atmosphere
New results from the Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) investigation on NASA's Curiosity rover reveal new clues about the atmospheric composition on Mars, and about how the planet lost much of its original atmosphere.Read More...
New Evidence for a Martian Ocean
New Evidence for a Martian Ocean
Scientists studying data from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) have discovered new evidence that Mars may have once had a vast ocean on its surface.Read More...
Water on Moon's Surface Hints at Water Below
Water on Moon's Surface Hints at Water Below
Scientists supported by NASA have detected water locked in mineral grains on the Moon.Read More...
Solar System's Youth Gives Clues to Planet Search
Solar System's Youth Gives Clues to Planet Search
Modeling results show where the injected gas and dust ended ups only 34 years after being injected at the disk's surface. It was injected 9 astronomical units from the central prostar and is now in the disk's midplane.Read More...
Happy Anniversary, Spitzer!
Happy Anniversary, Spitzer!
NASA Astrobiology celebrates the 10th anniversary of NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and is grateful for all the contributions it has made to astrobiology!Read More...
Exploring the World of Life Underground
Exploring the World of Life Underground
Jan Amend, professor of earth sciences and biological sciences in USC Dornsife, leads an interdisciplinary team of researchers in an investigation into what life teems within Earth's subsurface biosphere.Read More...
Ancient Snowfall on Mars
Ancient Snowfall on Mars
A new study supported in part by NASA has identified a potential origin for ancient water on Mars that was responsible for carving valley networks that branch across the planet's surfaceRead More...
Ice and Extrasolar Planet Climate
Ice and Extrasolar Planet Climate
In a bit of cosmic irony, planets orbiting cooler stars may be more likely to remain ice-free than planets around hotter stars.Read More...
Serpentinization of Ocean Crust: Life's Mother Engine?
Serpentinization of Ocean Crust: Life's Mother Engine?
In a new study published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, NAI-funded scientists advance a theory about life's origins based on the idea of "reservoir-mediated energy."Read More...
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