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Life discovered underneath surface of Chile's Atacama Desert - Santiago Times

Life discovered underneath surface of Chile's Atacama Desert - Santiago Times | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
msnbc.comLife discovered underneath surface of Chile's Atacama DesertSantiago Times(Photo by Phillip Morton/Flickr) Chilean scientists working with the Spanish Center of Astrobiology were testing an instrument called SOLID (Signs of Life Detector)...
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Russian scientists drill into Antarctic lake sealed off for 15 million years - The Guardian

Russian scientists drill into Antarctic lake sealed off for 15 million years - The Guardian | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
The GuardianRussian scientists drill into Antarctic lake sealed off for 15 million yearsThe GuardianThe scientists believe that Lake Vostok might be a haven for so-called "extremophiles".
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NASA's Kepler Announces 11 New Planetary Systems - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA's Kepler Announces 11 New Planetary Systems - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
NASA's Kepler mission has discovered 11 new planetary systems with a combined total of 26 planets. The mission has discovered more than 60 planets and thousands of candidates.
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Astrobiology - the hunt for alien life - BBC News

Astrobiology - the hunt for alien life - BBC News | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
BBC NewsAstrobiology - the hunt for alien lifeBBC NewsDr Lewis Dartnell from University College London will be delivering a lecture on the exciting subject of astrobiology. This will be followed by an observing session in our newly-built observatory.
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Wanted: Habitable Moons - Astrobiology Magazine

Wanted: Habitable Moons - Astrobiology Magazine | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Alien Life Posted: 01/05/12. Author: Nola Taylor Redd. Summary: Rocky moons that orbit gas giant planet and reside in the habitable zone of their star could contain the seeds of life. Thanks to new research, finding those moons just got a little ...
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Space, the final frontier: Astrobiology Top 10: The Future for Space ...

Space, the final frontier: Astrobiology Top 10: The Future for Space ... | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Astrobiology Top 10: The Future for Space Missions:Astrobiology Magazine. Astrobiology Magazine. Posted by Above and Beyond at 16:31 · Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook ...
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Spain cuts science ministry in government changeover - Nature.com

Spain cuts science ministry in government changeover - Nature.com | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Spain cuts science ministry in government changeoverNature.comAmaya Moro-Martín, a physicist at the Centre for Astrobiology in Madrid, says that researchers are alarmed by the signal this sends.
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From The Big Bang To Intelligent Life: The Four Eras Of Astrobiology - NPR (blog)

From The Big Bang To Intelligent Life: The Four Eras Of Astrobiology - NPR (blog) | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
From The Big Bang To Intelligent Life: The Four Eras Of AstrobiologyNPR (blog)This past Sunday I was asked to give an opening lecture at an international conference on astrobiology, linking cosmology to the emergence of life on Earth and other...
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Life on Earth: Is our planet special?

Life on Earth: Is our planet special? | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Are we alone in the universe? Top scientists meet to discuss the question in London. (Are we alone?
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Space and Earth Science: Astrobiology - ‘Sweet Spots’ for Formation of Complex Organic Molecules Discovered in Our Galaxy

Space and Earth Science: Astrobiology - ‘Sweet Spots’ for Formation of Complex Organic Molecules Discovered in Our Galaxy | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
#Space & #Earth Astrobiology http://t.co/Shht7as5 ‘Sweet Spots’ for Formation of Complex Organic Molecules Discovered in Our Galaxy.
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Space, the final frontier: The Methane Habitable Zone: Astrobiology Magazine

Space, the final frontier: The Methane Habitable Zone: Astrobiology Magazine | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
The Methane Habitable Zone: Astrobiology Magazine http://t.co/y8JDy32B...
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Space Shuttle: The complete missions -- by Nature Video

NASA's 30-year Space Transportation System (STS) program came to an end on 21st July 2011. The Space Shuttle fleet delivered the Hubble Space Telescope, the ...

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Life in Antarctic lake? It's entirely possible - Bend Bulletin

Life in Antarctic lake? It's entirely possible - Bend Bulletin | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Life in Antarctic lake?It's entirely possibleBend Bulletin“Everything I've learned shows just how phenomenally amazing life is, certainly its ability to adapt,” said Carl Pilcher, who heads NASA's Astrobiology Institute, which studies strange life...
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Cosmic Log - What's so super about super-Earths?

Cosmic Log - What's so super about super-Earths? | Astrobiology | Scoop.it

Two years ago, Harvard astronomer Dimitar Sasselov stunned the world when he claimed there might well be 100 million Earth-size planets in the Milky Way. To some, the number sounded shockingly high.
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Russian scientist claims to have discovered life on Venus

Russian scientist claims to have discovered life on Venus | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
You could probably find extremophiles here on Earth that could handle the acidity and radiation of Venus, but the 900 degree temperatures are the big deal-breaker here - a 2003 study suggests that the upper temperature ...
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Chilean scientists look for prehistoric preservatives in Antarct... - Santiago Times

Chilean scientists look for prehistoric preservatives in Antarct... - Santiago Times | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Chilean scientists look for prehistoric preservatives in Antarct...Santiago TimesOne expedition, led by Jenny Blamey from the Bioscience Foundation in Santiago, involves the collection and analysis of several living microorganisms called...
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Martian Life Might Thrive in Lava Tubes, Study Suggests - LiveScience.com

Martian Life Might Thrive in Lava Tubes, Study Suggests - LiveScience.com | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Martian Life Might Thrive in Lava Tubes, Study SuggestsLiveScience.com14 in the journal Astrobiology. This story was provided by SPACE.com, a sister site to LiveScience.
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NASA Announces Kepler Mission Breakthrough: Two Earth-Sized Planets Orbiting Star - The Daily Galaxy (blog)

NASA Announces Kepler Mission Breakthrough: Two Earth-Sized Planets Orbiting Star - The Daily Galaxy (blog) | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
NASA Announces Kepler Mission Breakthrough: Two Earth-Sized Planets Orbiting StarThe Daily Galaxy (blog)The three recent key findings for astrobiology are extremophiles, extrasolar planets, and a sense that water may be more ubiquitous even in our...
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Nordic-NASA Summer school "Water, ice and the Origin of Life in the Universe" - Astrobiology News (press release)

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Nordic-NASA Summer school "Water, ice and the Origin of Life in the Universe"Astrobiology News (press release)The event will be organised by the Nordic Astrobiology Network (http://www.nordicastrobiology.net) together with the NASA Astrobiology...
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Sao Paulo Advanced School of Astrobiology

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RT @BVFAPESP: São Paulo Advanced School of Astrobiology - Spasa 2011 (São Paulo/SP - 11 a 20/12/2011) - http://t.co/yg7MMsWn...
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Recommended: Which alien worlds are most livable? - msnbc.com

Recommended: Which alien worlds are most livable? - msnbc.com | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
CBC.caRecommended: Which alien worlds are most livable?
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The Methane Habitable Zone - Space Daily

The Methane Habitable Zone - Space Daily | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
The Methane Habitable ZoneSpace DailyThe search for life is largely limited to the search for water - we look for exoplanets at the correct distance from their stars for liquid water to splash and flow freely on their surfaces, we 'follow the ...
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Russia Launches Mission to Mars Moon; Probe to Send Back Dust

Russia Launches Mission to Mars Moon; Probe to Send Back Dust | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
After 20 failed missions to Mars and no attempts since 1996, Russia has successfully launched the Phobos-Grunt sample-return spacecraft.
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Researchers identify mysterious life forms in the extreme deep sea

Researchers identify mysterious life forms in the extreme deep sea | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
A research expedition has led to the identification of gigantic amoebas at one of the deepest locations on Earth.
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