astrobiology News


Mission Press Releases

  • New spheres of knowledge on the origin of life
    University of Tsukuba - Thursday, January 13, 2022
    Posted on: 1/13/2022 4:43:40 PM PDT

  • Florida Atlantic University: Scientist Aims to Ensure "Microbe-free" Mars Samples
    Florida State University - Thursday, January 6, 2022
    Posted on: 1/6/2022 3:36:21 PM PDT

  • LaserSETI Installs 2nd Observatory at Haleakala Observatory
    SETI Institute - Tuesday, December 21, 2021
    Posted on: 12/21/2021 6:41:24 PM PDT

  • Study reveals orbital-scale Asian monsoon variability and dynamics of high-CO2 world in the late Oligocene
    Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of High Energy Physics - Monday, December 13, 2021
    Posted on: 12/20/2021 7:47:18 PM PDT

  • A young, sun-like star may hold warnings for life on Earth
    University of Colorado at Boulder - Monday, December 13, 2021
    Posted on: 12/13/2021 8:11:01 PM PDT

  • *Free* Lower atmospheric processes are crucial to understanding Martian water loss
    American Association for the Advancement of Science - Thursday, December 9, 2021
    Posted on: 12/9/2021 7:09:12 PM PDT

  • Cosmic Dust May Be Key Source of Phosphorus for Life on Earth
    American Geophysical Union - Tuesday, December 7, 2021
    Posted on: 12/7/2021 6:34:30 PM PDT

  • Study suggests Sun is likely an unaccounted source of the Earth’s water
    Curtin University - Friday, December 3, 2021
    Posted on: 12/3/2021 5:33:21 PM PDT

  • Preventing “Alien” Invasions
    McGill University - Thursday, December 2, 2021
    Posted on: 12/2/2021 8:01:07 PM PDT

  • AAS Names Jane Greaves as Fred Kavli Plenary Lecturer for 239th Meeting
    American Astronomical Society - Wednesday, November 24, 2021
    Posted on: 11/24/2021 6:35:06 PM PDT

  • Alien organisms – hitchhikers of the galaxy?
    University of Adelaide - Thursday, November 18, 2021
    Posted on: 11/18/2021 6:18:57 PM PDT

  • ASU astrobiologist and physicist Sara Walker receives early career award from the International Society of the Study of the Origin of Life
    Arizona State University - Wednesday, November 3, 2021
    Posted on: 11/3/2021 10:44:42 PM PDT

  • CH3-Terminated Carbon Chains in the GOTHAM Survey of TMC-1: Evidence of Interstellar CH3C7N
    Arthur C. Clarke Institute for Telecommunications and Information - Wednesday, November 3, 2021
    Posted on: 11/3/2021 7:56:39 PM PDT

  • Rover images confirm Jezero crater is an ancient Martian lake
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Thursday, October 7, 2021
    Posted on: 10/7/2021 8:45:27 PM PDT

  • Ancient river delta reveals past water flow in Mars’ Jezero crater
    American Association for the Advancement of Science - Thursday, October 7, 2021
    Posted on: 10/7/2021 8:43:53 PM PDT

  • Mars rover images help UF scientist, NASA team narrow the search for ancient life
    University of Florida - Thursday, October 7, 2021
    Posted on: 10/7/2021 8:40:35 PM PDT

  • Dr. Sofia Sheikh awarded National Science Foundation Fellowship for Research & Education at the SETI Institute’s Allen Telescope Array
    SETI Institute - Wednesday, September 22, 2021
    Posted on: 9/22/2021 4:22:00 PM PDT

  • Astrophysicists identify large reservoirs of precursor molecules necessary for life in the birthplaces of planets
    University of Leeds - Wednesday, September 15, 2021
    Posted on: 9/15/2021 2:47:19 PM PDT

  • NASA Selects 10 Space Biology Research Projects that will Enable Organisms to Thrive in Deep Space
    NASA HQ - Friday, September 10, 2021
    Posted on: 9/10/2021 7:54:00 PM PDT

  • Antennas Searching for ET Threatened by Wildfire
    SETI Institute - Friday, September 10, 2021
    Posted on: 9/10/2021 5:42:03 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Reminder: Astrobiology Early Career Opportunities
    NASA Astrobiology - January 21, 2022
    Posted on: 1/21/2022 4:14:05 PM PDT

  • NASA SMD ROSES-21 Amendment 64: Draft Preparatory Science Investigations for Europa for Community Comment
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - January 20, 2022
    Posted on: 1/20/2022 8:07:05 PM PDT

  • AbSciCon 2022 Abstract Submissions Deadline is Tonight
    NASA Astrobiology - January 19, 2022
    Posted on: 1/20/2022 1:34:53 AM PDT

  • NASA SMD Astrobiology Life-Detection Science and Technology Workshops
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - January 7, 2022
    Posted on: 1/7/2022 7:48:20 PM PDT

  • Get ready: 2022 Genes In Space contest opens January 13
    Genes In Space - January 7, 2022
    Posted on: 1/7/2022 4:09:17 PM PDT

  • Astrobiology Science Conference 2022 - AbSciCon Session: DEIA in Astrobiology, Now Accepting Abstracts
    NASA Astrobiology - January 6, 2022
    Posted on: 1/6/2022 4:40:21 PM PDT

  • Now on YouTube: The Legacy of Kepler & the Bright Future of Webb with Dr. Natalie Batalha
    NASA Astrobiology - December 20, 2021
    Posted on: 12/20/2021 4:35:01 PM PDT

  • NASA Astrobiology: Early Career Opportunities
    NASA Astrobiology - December 15, 2021
    Posted on: 12/15/2021 6:28:03 PM PDT

  • EXTENSION: Job Opportunity for Branch Chief of Planetary Studies Research at NASA Ames Research Center
    NASA Astrobiology - December 9, 2021
    Posted on: 12/9/2021 8:30:27 PM PDT

  • 2022 Astrobiology Science Conference (AbSciCon) Abstract Submissions Are Now Open
    NASA Astrobiology - December 8, 2021
    Posted on: 12/8/2021 2:52:05 PM PDT

  • Network for Ocean Worlds: FLOW Coffee Hour
    NASA Astrobiology - December 6, 2021
    Posted on: 12/6/2021 11:34:08 PM PDT

  • Kepler-93: a testbed for detailed seismic modelling and orbital evolution of super-earths around solar-like stars
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 3, 2021
    Posted on: 12/3/2021 5:23:46 PM PDT

  • Job Opportunity: Senior Scientist for Astrobiology at NASA Ames Research Center
    NASA Astrobiology - December 1, 2021
    Posted on: 12/1/2021 7:38:02 PM PDT

  • New Video Premiere: Astrobiology in the Field: Greenland
    NASA Astrobiology - November 19, 2021
    Posted on: 11/19/2021 11:13:39 PM PDT

  • Spaceflight Samples Returned on SpaceX-23
    NASA Space Life and Physical Sciences - November 2, 2021
    Posted on: 11/2/2021 5:05:12 PM PDT

  • SIMBA Centrifuge Study Tissues Coming Soon
    NASA Space Life and Physical Sciences - October 30, 2021
    Posted on: 10/30/2021 5:07:00 PM PDT

  • Space Biology Researchers Launch Payload on Blue Origin New Shepard-17 Suborbital Flight
    NASA Space Life and Physical Sciences - October 30, 2021
    Posted on: 10/30/2021 5:03:42 PM PDT

  • NASA Selects Space Biology Research Projects that will Enable Organisms to Thrive in Deep Space
    NASA Space Life and Physical Sciences - October 30, 2021
    Posted on: 10/30/2021 5:02:31 PM PDT

  • Network for Life Detection (NfoLD): The White Paper on Standards of Evidence in Life Detection
    Network for Life Detection (NFOLD) - October 28, 2021
    Posted on: 10/28/2021 9:00:25 PM PDT

  • NASA Astrobiology: Biosignature Standards of Evidence: Call for Comments & Co-signers
    NASA Astrobiology - October 28, 2021
    Posted on: 10/28/2021 8:58:38 PM PDT