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Lankan scientist arrives from the UK to study 'Red rain' - The Sunday Times Sri Lanka

Lankan scientist arrives from the UK to study 'Red rain' - The Sunday Times Sri Lanka | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Lankan scientist arrives from the UK to study 'Red rain'The Sunday Times Sri LankaProfessor Chandra Wickremasinghe, Director of Buckingham University Centre for Astrobiology, United Kingdom arrived in the country today to conduct further...
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What If We Do Find Extraterrestrial Life?

What If We Do Find Extraterrestrial Life? | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
A public symposium in Washington D.C. will take up this provocative topic. ("scientists in...astrobiology are often preoccupied just trying to find life beyond Earth...what happens if we do?
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Distant Oasis

Distant Oasis | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Jupiter's moon Europa may have the three ingredients needed for life as we know it.
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These are the alien creatures that secretly lurk under the polar circle

These are the alien creatures that secretly lurk under the polar circle | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Alexander Semenov is the leader of the Aquatilis Expedition, a quest to find "the weirdest creatures that lurk in the deep" over a three-year-long, 30,000-nautical-mile adventure that will sail in late 2015.
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Life on Callisto?

Life on Callisto? | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
There might be life on Jupiter's moon Callisto, but we won't know for a while.
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Kepler 186f: Is It Inhabited?

Kepler 186f: Is It Inhabited? | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
A team of astronomers, after carefully combing data from NASA's Kepler space telescope, has finally nailed a world that might be similar to our own. But is it inhabited? Finding the answer is not easy....
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Chanz Green's curator insight, May 7, 1:03 PM

NASA's Kepler telescope continues to make amazing discoveries. 

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Origin of Metals in the Universe

Origin of Metals in the Universe | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
It has been known that many hot white dwarfs atmospheres, essentially of pure hydrogen or pure helium, are contaminated by other elements – like carbon, silicon and iron. What was not known, however, was the origins of these elements, known...
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Top 5 Potentially Habitable Alien Planets

Top 5 Potentially Habitable Alien Planets | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Top 5 Potentially Habitable Alien Planets http://t.co/5YX83rjU2H #astrobiology #Space
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Planets More Hospitable Than Earth?

Planets More Hospitable Than Earth? | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Maybe in the short term, but not in an evolutionary sense. (RT @Acecentric: Could any planet be more hospitable to life than Earth?
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How to search for life in the solar system?

How to search for life in the solar system? | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
How To Search For Life In The #SolarSystem http://t.co/PTxyRxYSpL #Space #Astrobiology #SETI #education
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Creatures frozen for 32000 years still alive

Creatures frozen for 32000 years still alive | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
... existence of microorganisms in these harsh environments suggests — but does not promise — that we might one day discover similar life forms in the glaciers or permafrost of Mars or in the ice crust and oceans of Jupiter's moon Europa,” said...
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Twitter / AntonioESerrano: Astrobiology in Atacama speech ...

Twitter / AntonioESerrano: Astrobiology in Atacama speech ... | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Astrobiology in Atacama speech picture.Last monday for Mining workers. Spreading Science to Chilean Citizens.Awesome¡ http://t.co/xvOiZcXdal
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Closer to the Origin of RNA

Closer to the Origin of RNA | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
New Study Brings Scientists Closer to the Origin of RNA Space Daily This research is supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Center for Chemical Evolution under award number CHE-1004570, and the NASA Exobiology Program under award number...
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Exoplanet Hunter Satellite

Exoplanet Hunter Satellite | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Astrobiology Magazine
Astrobiology Top 10: NASA Selects Exoplanet Satellite for Next Explorer-Class ...
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Astrobiologists Set UV Radiation Record - Astrobiology Magazine

Astrobiologists Set UV Radiation Record - Astrobiology Magazine | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Astrobiologists from the United States and Germany have recorded the highest level of UV radiation yet known at the Earth’s surface.
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The 5 Ingredients Needed for Life Beyond Earth

The 5 Ingredients Needed for Life Beyond Earth | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Liquid water and an energy source top list for what's needed for life to exist on other planets.
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New Evidence for Oceans of Water Deep in the Earth

New Evidence for Oceans of Water Deep in the Earth | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
New Evidence for Oceans of Water Deep in the Earth
Astrobiology News (press release)
Researchers from the University of New Mexico and Northwestern University report evidence for potentially oceans worth of water deep beneath the United States.
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Stevensite mineral found on Mars can be created by microbes - Daily Mail

Stevensite mineral found on Mars can be created by microbes - Daily Mail | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
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Stevensite mineral found on Mars can be created by microbes
Daily Mail
These ancient and highly-specialised 'extremophiles' are thought to be able to grow quickly in harsh conditions. They are anaerobic, so they don't require oxygen.
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First in silico Animal

First in silico Animal | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Animals are exceptionally complicated things. So complicated, in fact, that we've never actually built one ourselves.
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How Do Tardigrades Survive Environmental Extremes?

How Do Tardigrades Survive Environmental Extremes? | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
How Do Tardigrades Survive Environmental Extremes? - Astrobiology http://t.co/lnVOh3je7U via @Astrobiology
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A Small Step Toward Discovering Habitable Planets

A Small Step Toward Discovering Habitable Planets | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
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A Small Step Toward Discovering Habitable Earths
Astrobiology News (press release)
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Evidence of extraterrestrial life?

Evidence of extraterrestrial life? | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Controversial astrobiologist Richard Hoover and his colleagues at the Centre for Astrobiology at the University of Buckingham have been making worldwide headlines for years due to their claims that scientist have already ...
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How did Multicelularity Evolve?

How did Multicelularity Evolve? | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
How did Multicellularity Evolve? Astrobiology News (press release) In the beginning there were single cells.
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Lichen on Mars analog

Lichen on Mars analog | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Astrobiology's study of life in the universe has much to say about how humans live sustainably on Earth.
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The Habitable Zone May Be 14 Times Wider Than We Thought

The Habitable Zone May Be 14 Times Wider Than We Thought | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
The Habitable Zone for Exoplanets May Be 14 Times Wider Than We Thought
Motherboard (blog)
... to the moon. But they do demonstrate that life, uh, finds a way.
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Voyager 1 Officially Reaches Interstellar Space

Voyager 1 Officially Reaches Interstellar Space | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
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Astrobiology Top 10: Voyager 1 Officially Reaches Interstellar Space
Astrobiology Magazine
Astrobiology Top 10: Voyager 1 Officially Reaches Interstellar Space. Source: Johns Hopkins University press release.
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