astrobiology News


Mission Press Releases

  • Wright awarded NASA grant to look for signatures of alien technology
    Pennsylvania State University - Wednesday, June 24, 2020
    Posted on: 6/25/2020 12:17:29 AM PDT

  • Five Jansky Fellows Look to the Future of Radio Astronomy
    National Radio Astronomy Observatory - Monday, June 22, 2020
    Posted on: 6/23/2020 2:10:08 AM PDT

  • Breakthrough Listen releases list of all known object-types in Universe
    Breakthrough Initiatives - Monday, June 22, 2020
    Posted on: 6/22/2020 5:06:16 PM PDT

  • New Organic Molecule Discovered In An Interstellar Cloud
    Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik - Wednesday, June 17, 2020
    Posted on: 6/17/2020 3:34:20 PM PDT

  • NASA to Hold Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover Launch Briefing
    NASA HQ - Monday, June 15, 2020
    Posted on: 6/15/2020 7:12:28 PM PDT

  • Chance of finding young Earth-like planets higher than previously thought
    University of Sheffield - Monday, June 8, 2020
    Posted on: 6/8/2020 3:46:48 PM PDT

  • Did life emerge in the 'primordial soup' via DNA or RNA? Maybe both
    UK Research and Innovation - Thursday, June 4, 2020
    Posted on: 6/4/2020 3:36:22 PM PDT

  • Virtual Public Event With Kevin Hand: Alien Oceans on Earth and Beyond
    National Academy of Sciences - Friday, May 22, 2020
    Posted on: 5/22/2020 6:00:44 PM PDT

  • New e-Book Anthology Dives Into the World of Astrobiology
    Europlanet - Wednesday, May 20, 2020
    Posted on: 5/20/2020 7:17:43 PM PDT

  • SwRI’s Dr. Robin Canup named co-chair of Planetary Science and Astrobiology Decadal Survey
    Southwest Research Institute - Monday, May 18, 2020
    Posted on: 5/18/2020 7:33:04 PM PDT

  • New study shines light on mysterious giant viruses
    Mississippi State University - Friday, May 8, 2020
    Posted on: 5/8/2020 10:27:48 PM PDT

  • Upcoming Webinar for Early Career Professionals: Writing White Papers for the Decadal Survey on Planetary Science and Astrobiology
    National Academy of Sciences - Monday, May 4, 2020
    Posted on: 5/4/2020 5:44:19 PM PDT

  • China Matters Releases A Documentary Film on China's FAST Telescope
    China Matters - Thursday, April 30, 2020
    Posted on: 4/30/2020 1:09:32 PM PDT

  • DNA may not be life's instruction book -- just a jumbled list of ingredients
    University of Maryland - Thursday, April 23, 2020
    Posted on: 4/23/2020 2:30:54 PM PDT

  • 2016 Meteorite Fall Points to Source of LL Chondrites
    SETI Institute - Wednesday, April 22, 2020
    Posted on: 4/22/2020 8:09:34 PM PDT

  • CHEOPS space telescope ready for scientific operation
    University of Bern - Thursday, April 16, 2020
    Posted on: 4/16/2020 3:15:45 PM PDT

  • Dedicated Team of Scientists Discover Habitable-Zone Earth-Size Planet in Kepler Data
    SETI Institute - Wednesday, April 15, 2020
    Posted on: 4/15/2020 4:57:01 PM PDT

  • Volcanic CO2 emissions helped trigger Triassic climate change
    McGill University - Tuesday, April 14, 2020
    Posted on: 4/14/2020 8:48:45 PM PDT

  • Slime Mold Model Reveals Dark Threads of the Cosmic Web
    University of California Santa Cruz - Wednesday, March 11, 2020
    Posted on: 3/11/2020 9:52:45 PM PDT

  • NASA Adds Return Sample Scientists to Mars 2020 Leadership Team
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Thursday, February 20, 2020
    Posted on: 2/20/2020 9:58:47 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NASA ROSES-20 Amendment 43: Habitable Worlds will not be solicited next year in ROSES-2021, but it is still solicited this year
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - July 6, 2020
    Posted on: 7/6/2020 1:50:47 PM PDT

  • Clarification of A.30 Earth Science USPI, B.4 Heliophysics Guest Investigators Open, and E.4 Habitable Worlds
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - June 25, 2020
    Posted on: 6/25/2020 9:00:22 PM PDT

  • Upcoming NfoLD Webinar: Chris Kempes
    Network for Life Detection (NFOLD) - June 17, 2020
    Posted on: 6/17/2020 9:18:31 PM PDT

  • Network for Life Detection (NfoLD) Newsletter Issue #2: June 2020
    Network for Life Detection (NFOLD) - June 4, 2020
    Posted on: 6/4/2020 7:16:15 PM PDT

  • The Pillars of Lyfe in the Universe - Astrobiologists propose new terminology to guide the search for life
    NASA Astrobiology Program - May 28, 2020
    Posted on: 5/28/2020 3:06:49 PM PDT

  • CO+ first-negative band emission: A tracer for CO in the Martian upper atmosphere
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 20, 2020
    Posted on: 5/20/2020 7:02:53 PM PDT

  • An Objective Bayesian Analysis of Life's Early Start and Our Late Arrival
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 20, 2020
    Posted on: 5/20/2020 7:01:37 PM PDT

  • About the Decadal Survey on Planetary Science and Astrobiology
    National Academy of Sciences - May 18, 2020
    Posted on: 5/18/2020 11:12:33 PM PDT

  • Your Input Requested: Submit a White Paper to the Decadal Survey on Planetary Science and Astrobiology
    National Academy of Sciences - May 18, 2020
    Posted on: 5/18/2020 11:11:39 PM PDT

  • Astrobiologists Aid in Fighting Coronavirus
    NASA Astrobiology Program - May 15, 2020
    Posted on: 5/15/2020 1:53:58 PM PDT

  • Insights into the Fate of Organic Carbon in Marine Sediments
    NASA Astrobiology Program - May 12, 2020
    Posted on: 5/12/2020 5:40:29 PM PDT

  • Looking Back at the Formation of the Sun
    NASA Astrobiology Program - May 12, 2020
    Posted on: 5/12/2020 5:39:41 PM PDT

  • The Gain and Loss of Genes at Hydrothermal Vents
    NASA Astrobiology Program - May 6, 2020
    Posted on: 5/6/2020 6:18:46 PM PDT

  • Astrobiologists Elected to National Academy of Sciences
    NASA Astrobiology Program - May 5, 2020
    Posted on: 5/5/2020 8:41:40 PM PDT

  • Studying Sub-Neptune Atmospheres with James Webb Space Telescope
    NASA Astrobiology Program - May 5, 2020
    Posted on: 5/5/2020 8:40:44 PM PDT

  • Small Bodies Assessment Group (SBAG) Steering Committee Positions Open
    NASA Astrobiology Program - April 26, 2020
    Posted on: 4/26/2020 9:50:01 PM PDT

  • Origin and evolution of the Galactic inventories of interstellar dust and its composition
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 24, 2020
    Posted on: 4/24/2020 12:55:03 PM PDT

  • Style and intensity of hydration among C-complex asteroids: a comparison to dessicated carbonaceous chondrites
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 22, 2020
    Posted on: 4/22/2020 2:24:34 PM PDT

  • Unusually High CO Abundance of the First Active Interstellar Comet
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 22, 2020
    Posted on: 4/22/2020 2:23:32 PM PDT

  • NOAA OER - Hydrothermal vent dive rebroadcast from the depths of the Marianas! Tuesday, April 21 @ 10:00 AM ET
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - April 20, 2020
    Posted on: 4/20/2020 8:35:37 PM PDT