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2014 Astrobiology Strategic Plan
2014 Astrobiology Strategic Plan
The NASA Astrobiology Program is presently engaged in creating a 2014 Strategic Plan.Read More...
Searching for Life Where the Sun Don't Shine, Part Six
Searching for Life Where the Sun Don't Shine, Part Six
This is the final part of a series telling the story of humankind's efforts to understand the origins of life and potential for life on other worlds by studying organisms that survive deep below Earth's oceans around hydrothermal vents.Read More...
Searching For Life Where the Sun Don't Shine, Part Five
Searching For Life Where the Sun Don't Shine, Part Five
This is Part Five of a six-part series telling the story of humankind's efforts to understand the origins of life, by looking for it in extreme environments where life thrives without relying on the Sun as an energy source.Read More...
The Supernova that Shaped the Solar System
The Supernova that Shaped the Solar System
Astrobiologists have made a 'shocking' discovery about the evolution of the early Solar System. When they analyzed small particles in meteorites, they discovered products left over from the decay of radioactive iron-60.Read More...
Searching For Life Where the Sun Don't Shine, Part Four
Searching For Life Where the Sun Don't Shine, Part Four
This is Part Four of a six-part series telling the story of humankind's efforts to understand the origins of life and the potential for life on other worlds by studying organisms that survive deep below Earth's oceans around hydrothermal vents.Read More...
Searching for Life Where the Sun Don't Shine, Part Three
Searching for Life Where the Sun Don't Shine, Part Three
This is Part Three of a six-part series telling the story of humankind's efforts to understand the origins of life by studying organisms that survive deep below Earth's oceans around hydrothermal vents.Read More...
Searching for Life Where the Sun Don't Shine, Part Two
Searching for Life Where the Sun Don't Shine, Part Two
In Part Two of this six-part series, we follow Chris German and his team to the Mid-Cayman Rise in search of life that survives at hydrothermal vents deep below the ocean.Read More...
Searching for Life Where the Sun Don't Shine, Part One
Searching for Life Where the Sun Don't Shine, Part One
This is Part 1 of a 6-part series that tells the story of humankind's efforts to understand the origins of life by looking for it in extreme environments where life survives without relying on energy from the Sun.Read More...
Seeking Signs of Life at the Glacier's Edge
Seeking Signs of Life at the Glacier's Edge
Microbes living at the edges of Arctic ice sheets could help researchers pinpoint evidence for similar microorganisms that could have evolved on Mars, the Jovian moon Europa, or Saturn's moon Enceladus.Read More...
Impacts Could be Boon for Subterranean Life
Research... at a Glance
Impacts Could be Boon for Subterranean Life
A drilling project into the Chesapeake Bay impact structure has found evidence that the subsurface may become more habitable after a large impactRead More...
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