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Did Ancient Mars Have a Runaway Greenhouse? - Astrobiology Magazine

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Free-floating planets in the Milky Way outnumber stars by factors of thousands - Space Daily

Free-floating planets in the Milky Way outnumber stars by factors of thousands - Space Daily | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Sky NewsFree-floating planets in the Milky Way outnumber stars by factors of thousandsSpace DailySo argues an international team of scientists led by Professor Chandra Wickramasinghe, Director of the Buckingham Centre for Astrobiology at the...
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What is life? Follow the bits

What is life? Follow the bits | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
The debate over the definition of life is getting messier and messier, but one of the pioneers on the biochemical frontier is suggesting a method to tell whether scientists are actually looking at a new form of life: Follow the bits of information...
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Space Race reloaded: will Russia send cosmonauts to the moon?

Space Race reloaded: will Russia send cosmonauts to the moon? | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Space Race reloaded: will Russia send cosmonauts to the moon?The ConversationHe is Director of the Australian Centre for Astrobiology which is a formal Associate of NASA's Astrobiology Institute.
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Hot spring yields hybrid genome - Nature.com

Hot spring yields hybrid genome - Nature.com | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Hot spring yields hybrid genomeNature.com“It's a mythological beast of a virus, but it actually exists,” says virologist Ken Stedman, who presented his lab's findings at NASA's Astrobiology Conference on 17 April in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Russia joins European Mars mission - Calgary Herald

Russia joins European Mars mission - Calgary Herald | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Russia joins European Mars missionCalgary HeraldEuropean governments have so far committed $1.1 billion for the so-called Exobiology on Mars, or ExoMars, mission.
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Say Hello to an Extraterrestrial Ocean and Maybe Extraterrestrial Life

Say Hello to an Extraterrestrial Ocean and Maybe Extraterrestrial Life | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
The Cassini space probe discovers a surprising feature on Saturn's most enchanting moon (RT @astrobiology: Say Hello to an Extraterrestrial Ocean - and Maybe Extraterrestrial Life http://t.co/4TwDmDBv #astrobiology...)...
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Europe still keen on Mars missions - BBC News

Europe still keen on Mars missions - BBC News | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
BBC NewsEurope still keen on Mars missionsBBC NewsIt will carry an exobiology instrument suite to look for signs of past or present life. It will also drill beneath the surface of the planet to pull up samples for its on-board laboratory.
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Oxygen Atmosphere Detected on Saturn's Moon Dione

Oxygen Atmosphere Detected on Saturn's Moon Dione | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Oxygen Atmosphere Detected on Saturn's Moon Dione Astrobiology Magazine. Astrobiology Magazine. Posted by Above and Beyond at 18:51 · Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook ...
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VLT Rediscovers Life on Earth by Looking at the Moon | SpaceRef - Your Space Reference

VLT Rediscovers Life on Earth by Looking at the Moon | SpaceRef - Your Space Reference | Astrobiology | Scoop.it

VLT Rediscovers Life on Earth by Looking at the Moon -  http://t.co/79AOfj5p #astrobiology...)...

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Genetically Engineered Bacteria Could Help Fight Climate Change - Science Now

Genetically Engineered Bacteria Could Help Fight Climate Change - Science Now | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Genetically Engineered Bacteria Could Help Fight Climate ChangeScience NowEventually, her team wants to modify hard-to-grow extremophiles—bacteria that grow in very hot, high-pressure environments—that are more like the microorganisms that colonize...
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UMaine climate change research team explores Chiléan glacier: Searching for extremophiles

UMaine climate change research team explores Chiléan glacier: Searching for extremophiles | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Editor’s note:  A team of scientists from the University of Maine’s Climate Change Institute is currently on an expedition in Chilé, traveling to the Tupungatito Glacier, located in a volcanic crater at an elevation of 19,000 feet in the Andes...
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A Martian Adventure: Images of potential HISEAS habitat location

A Martian Adventure: Images of potential HISEAS habitat location | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Today I was surprised to find a publicly available 2011 NASA Astrobiology Institute report on the search for potential locations for the HISEAS habitat. The report includes several photos taken by the Project Investigator of ...
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Taxonomy of the Extrasolar Planet. Free Article Astrobiology journal

Taxonomy of the Extrasolar Planet. Free Article Astrobiology journal | Astrobiology | Scoop.it

When working with an extrasolar planet database, it is very useful to have a taxonomy scale. Astrobiology Journal, Free article

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Martian Volcanic Glass Could Be Hotspot for Life - Space Daily

Martian Volcanic Glass Could Be Hotspot for Life - Space Daily | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
AFPMartian Volcanic Glass Could Be Hotspot for LifeSpace Dailyby Nola Taylor Redd for Astrobiology Magazine Glass sand on Mars may point the way to chemically-rich water ideal for hosting life.
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Mutant space microbes attack ISS: 'Munch' metal, may crack glass — RT

Mutant space microbes attack ISS: 'Munch' metal, may crack glass — RT | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Seventy-six types of unregulated micro-organisms have been detected on the International Space Station (ISS). Though many are harmless, some are already capable of causing severe damage.
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The world's most isolated cave is home to 4 million year old "superbugs"

The world's most isolated cave is home to 4 million year old "superbugs" | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Lechuguilla Cave has been completely isolated from the outside world for over four million years, making it one of the world's most pristine ecosystems.
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Billions of Habitable Alien Planets Should Exist in Our Galaxy

Billions of Habitable Alien Planets Should Exist in Our Galaxy | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Super-Earths in their stars' habitable zones should be common in our galaxy, a new study shows.
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NASA Astrobiology Educator Workshop: Exploring the Origin of Life | North Carolina Science Festival

NASA Astrobiology Educator Workshop: Exploring the Origin of Life | North Carolina Science Festival | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
» NASA Astrobiology Educator Workshop: Exploring the Origin of Life | Life Is Your Lab (Robeson Planetarium is doing some cool stuff.)...
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Did Life on Earth Come From Mars? : Discovery News

Did Life on Earth Come From Mars? : Discovery News | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
The chemistry for life may have had an easier time getting started on our neighbor planet. (this is the life on Maaaaars... @jaredleto RT @astrobiology:
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NASA's Astrobiology Research Spurs Green Tech

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NASA's Astrobiology Research Spurs Green TechEnergy DigitalNASA astrobiologists spark new green technologies in their quest to understand the evolution of microbial life.
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Billion Year Old Seawater - Scientific American

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Scientific American (blog)Billion Year Old SeawaterScientific American (blog)About the Author: Caleb Scharf is the director of Columbia University's multidisciplinary Astrobiology Center.
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New Space Drill Could Seek Alien Life Inside Icy Saturn Moon

New Space Drill Could Seek Alien Life Inside Icy Saturn Moon | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
The IceMole probe would be able to melt and drill through frigid Enceladus to hunt for alien life.
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Astrobiology:Underground Oasis Found Below Earth’s Driest Desert » Blog Archive » Critical Mass

Astrobiology:Underground Oasis Found Below Earth’s Driest Desert » Blog Archive » Critical Mass | Astrobiology | Scoop.it

Underground oasis found below Earth's driest desert http://t.co/tvGPwwUk...

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