astrobiology News


Mission Press Releases

  • Allosource Scientists Contribute To NASA JPL Study On Antimicrobial Survivability On The International Space Station
    AlloSource - Tuesday, December 11, 2018
    Posted on: 12/11/2018 8:44:34 PM PDT

  • Instrument on NASA Probe Finds Hydrated Minerals on Asteroid Bennu
    Arizona State University - Tuesday, December 11, 2018
    Posted on: 12/11/2018 8:38:16 PM PDT

  • Did supernovae kill off large ocean animals at dawn of Pleistocene?
    University of Kansas - Tuesday, December 11, 2018
    Posted on: 12/11/2018 4:16:03 PM PDT

  • Life in deep Earth totals 15 to 23 billion tons of carbon -- hundreds of times more than humans
    Deep Carbon Observatory - Tuesday, December 11, 2018
    Posted on: 12/11/2018 3:52:33 PM PDT

  • A microbe's membrane helps it survive extreme environments
    Stanford University - Wednesday, December 5, 2018
    Posted on: 12/5/2018 5:02:34 PM PDT

  • Study reveals one of Universe’s secret ingredients for life
    Australian National University - Friday, October 19, 2018
    Posted on: 11/21/2018 4:46:00 PM PDT

  • Quantum artificial life created on the cloud
    University of the Basque Country - Wednesday, November 21, 2018
    Posted on: 11/21/2018 4:29:11 PM PDT

  • Could yesterday's Earth contain clues for making tomorrow's medicines?
    University of Wisconsin-Madison - Wednesday, November 21, 2018
    Posted on: 11/21/2018 4:26:30 PM PDT

  • Jumping genes shed light on how advanced life may have emerged
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Monday, November 19, 2018
    Posted on: 11/20/2018 1:28:43 AM PDT

  • What did birds and insects do during the 2017 solar eclipse?
    Cornell University - Thursday, November 15, 2018
    Posted on: 11/15/2018 7:14:11 PM PDT

  • Attend "The Undiscovered" Symposium Online
    Harvard University - Thursday, October 25, 2018
    Posted on: 10/25/2018 9:00:14 PM PDT

  • New study supports survival of microbes and organic compounds in space
    Mary Ann Liebert Inc. - Wednesday, October 17, 2018
    Posted on: 10/17/2018 3:08:00 PM PDT

  • Living organisms find a critical balance
    Arizona State University - Friday, October 5, 2018
    Posted on: 10/5/2018 4:29:48 PM PDT

  • New Lab Poised to Unlock the Mysteries of the Origins of Life
    McMaster University - Thursday, October 4, 2018
    Posted on: 10/5/2018 12:59:35 AM PDT

  • A Science Strategy for Astrobiology in Search for Life – New Report and Public Briefing Oct. 10
    National Academy of Sciences - Friday, September 28, 2018
    Posted on: 9/28/2018 10:54:57 PM PDT

  • The fate of formamide in a fragmenting protoplanetary disc
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - Thursday, September 27, 2018
    Posted on: 9/27/2018 4:52:11 PM PDT

  • Meteoritic Abundances of Fatty Acids and Potential Reaction Pathways in Planetesimals
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - Thursday, September 27, 2018
    Posted on: 9/27/2018 4:51:08 PM PDT

  • Laboratory photo-chemistry of pyrene clusters: an efficient way to form large PAHs
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - Thursday, September 27, 2018
    Posted on: 9/27/2018 4:50:18 PM PDT

  • The Habitable Exoplanet Observatory (HabEx) Mission Concept Study Interim Report
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - Thursday, September 27, 2018
    Posted on: 9/27/2018 4:46:52 PM PDT

  • Interpreting new findings of methane on Mars
    Mary Ann Liebert Inc. - Thursday, September 27, 2018
    Posted on: 9/27/2018 4:33:58 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NASA ROSES-18 Amendment 43: New opportunity in C.29 Astrodynamics in Support of Icy Worlds
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - December 11, 2018
    Posted on: 12/11/2018 8:36:16 PM PDT

  • Sulfur Chemistry of Young Stellar Objects
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - December 11, 2018
    Posted on: 12/11/2018 8:33:57 PM PDT

  • Darwin's "Warm Little Pond"
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - December 11, 2018
    Posted on: 12/11/2018 8:32:09 PM PDT

  • Lightning, Oxygen and Life Detection
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - December 11, 2018
    Posted on: 12/11/2018 8:30:01 PM PDT

  • Rotational spectroscopy of the HCCO and DCCO radicals in the millimeter and submillimeter range
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 28, 2018
    Posted on: 11/29/2018 3:44:20 AM PDT

  • Methane bursts as a trigger for intermittent lake-forming climates on post-Noachian Mars
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 26, 2018
    Posted on: 11/26/2018 3:42:33 PM PDT

  • The ALMA-PILS survey: The first detection of doubly-deuterated methyl formate (CHD2OCHO) in the ISM
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 26, 2018
    Posted on: 11/26/2018 3:39:35 PM PDT

  • Polymer amide as a carrier of 15N in Allende and Acfer 086 meteorites
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 19, 2018
    Posted on: 11/20/2018 1:30:26 AM PDT

  • Searching for the Origin of Flares in M dwarfs
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 19, 2018
    Posted on: 11/20/2018 1:29:28 AM PDT

  • H2O abundances and cloud properties in ten hot giant exoplanets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 5, 2018
    Posted on: 11/5/2018 2:09:37 PM PDT

  • Theoretical investigation of reaction between amidogen NH & ethyl C2H5 radicals: possible gas-phase formation route of interstellar and planetary etha
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 29, 2018
    Posted on: 10/29/2018 5:14:42 PM PDT

  • O2 signature in thin and thick O2-H2O ices
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 29, 2018
    Posted on: 10/29/2018 5:11:29 PM PDT

  • Making the Planetary Material Diversity During the Early Assembling of the Solar System
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 29, 2018
    Posted on: 10/29/2018 5:10:23 PM PDT

  • Science Strategies Chart Course for Detecting Life on Other Worlds
    American Institute of Physics - October 17, 2018
    Posted on: 10/17/2018 9:33:50 PM PDT

  • Astronomical Creation of Cyclic-C3H2 and Chain-C3 Due to Interstellar Deep Photoionization
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 15, 2018
    Posted on: 10/16/2018 12:58:17 AM PDT

  • Methane on Mars: New insights into the sensitivity of CH4 with the NOMAD/ExoMars spectrometer through its first in-flight calibration
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 15, 2018
    Posted on: 10/16/2018 12:50:10 AM PDT

  • Ab initio based equation of state of dense water for planetary and exoplanetary modeling
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 15, 2018
    Posted on: 10/16/2018 12:49:10 AM PDT

  • ROSES-18 Amendment 31: C.15 Planetary Protection Research program not solicited this year
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - October 4, 2018
    Posted on: 10/4/2018 9:20:43 PM PDT

  • Cosmic ray sputtering yield of interstellar H2O ice mantles : Ice mantle thickness dependence
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 27, 2018
    Posted on: 9/27/2018 7:38:05 PM PDT

  • 2018 Census of Interstellar, Circumstellar, Extragalactic, Protoplanetary Disk, and Exoplanetary Molecules
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 27, 2018
    Posted on: 9/27/2018 3:07:03 PM PDT