astrobiology News


Mission Press Releases

  • New study challenges Jupiter's role as planetary shield, protecting Earth from comet impacts
    Mary Ann Liebert Inc. - Wednesday, February 3, 2016
    Posted on: 2/3/2016 7:41:19 PM PDT

  • Extraterrestrial investigator and retired NASA Center Director asks, "Are we alone?"
    Western University - Tuesday, February 2, 2016
    Posted on: 2/2/2016 8:40:32 PM PDT

  • NASA Goddard lab chief wins Maryland Chemist Award
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Thursday, December 10, 2015
    Posted on: 12/11/2015 4:00:10 AM PDT

  • Astrobiology Course Teich Ornithological Park
    Life Origins - Friday, November 13, 2015
    Posted on: 11/14/2015 1:03:43 AM PDT

  • Baffin Island provides insights into origin of Earth's water
    American Association for the Advancement of Science - Friday, November 13, 2015
    Posted on: 11/13/2015 9:40:22 PM PDT

  • Newfound Earth-size exoplanet may be an important milestone in search for alien life
    Kavli Foundation - Thursday, November 12, 2015
    Posted on: 11/12/2015 3:35:31 PM PDT

  • Scientists Find Link Between Comet and Asteroid Showers and Mass Extinctions
    Royal Astronomical Society - Saturday, November 7, 2015
    Posted on: 11/8/2015 6:16:40 PM PDT

  • Looking for Deliberate Radio Signals from KIC 8462852
    SETI Institute - Thursday, November 5, 2015
    Posted on: 11/6/2015 2:09:28 AM PDT

  • Nathaniel Comfort Begins Tenure as Third NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology
    Library of Congress - Friday, October 16, 2015
    Posted on: 10/16/2015 10:01:47 PM PDT

  • Science, Space, and Technology Committee Hearing Examines NASA's Astrobiology Portfolio
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Tuesday, September 29, 2015
    Posted on: 9/29/2015 7:37:56 PM PDT

  • House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Assesses Progress in the Search for Life beyond Earth
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Tuesday, September 29, 2015
    Posted on: 9/29/2015 7:18:14 PM PDT

  • Kavli Foundation Google Hangout on Searching for Alien Life with "Super Hubble"
    Kavli Foundation - Tuesday, September 29, 2015
    Posted on: 9/29/2015 6:32:07 PM PDT

  • Gravitational Microlensing Events as a Target for SETI project
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - Wednesday, September 23, 2015
    Posted on: 9/23/2015 5:10:46 PM PDT

  • New VentO2 Probe captures data a mile deep in the ocean
    MarqMetrix - Tuesday, September 22, 2015
    Posted on: 9/23/2015 12:35:39 AM PDT

  • A New Cold-, Low Pressure-Tolerant Microbe
    - Monday, September 14, 2015
    Posted on: 9/15/2015 1:41:38 AM PDT

  • Nathalie Cabrol to Lead Carl Sagan Center at SETI Institute
    SETI Institute - Tuesday, August 18, 2015
    Posted on: 8/18/2015 8:09:00 PM PDT

  • UH Astronomer to Head IAU Division on Planetary Science and Astrobiology
    University of Hawaii - Thursday, July 30, 2015
    Posted on: 7/31/2015 1:41:43 AM PDT

  • Third Blumberg Dialogue to Focus on Astrobiology and the Arts, Aug. 5-6
    Library of Congress - Wednesday, July 29, 2015
    Posted on: 7/30/2015 12:02:20 AM PDT

  • Lick Observatory Joins Massive Search for Intelligent Life in the Universe
    Lick Observatory - Monday, July 20, 2015
    Posted on: 7/22/2015 1:22:25 AM PDT

  • Astrobiologists Gather for AbSciCon 2015
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - Tuesday, July 21, 2015
    Posted on: 7/22/2015 12:00:15 AM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Radiative lifetimes and cooling functions for astrophysically important molecules
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 1, 2016
    Posted on: 2/1/2016 8:53:45 PM PDT

  • ASGSR December 2015 issue Gravitational and Space Research - Now Accepting Submissions for Spring/Summer Issue
    American Society for Gravitational and Space Research - January 6, 2016
    Posted on: 1/6/2016 4:32:44 PM PDT

  • NExSS Winter School: Interaction between planet interiors and surfaces
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - December 5, 2015
    Posted on: 12/6/2015 12:46:01 AM PDT

  • NASA Astrobiology Minority Institution Research Support (MIRS) Program 2015
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - December 5, 2015
    Posted on: 12/6/2015 12:41:28 AM PDT

  • NASA Astrobiology Early Career Collaboration Award 2015
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - December 5, 2015
    Posted on: 12/6/2015 12:34:58 AM PDT

  • Free Oxygen in the Late Archean
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - November 21, 2015
    Posted on: 11/22/2015 2:42:49 AM PDT

  • Dale Andersen's Astrobiology Field Report 15 November 2015
    Dale Andersen's Astrobiology Field Reports - November 15, 2015
    Posted on: 11/15/2015 5:06:17 PM PDT

  • Dale Andersen's Astrobiology Field Report 14 November 2015
    Dale Andersen's Astrobiology Field Reports - November 14, 2015
    Posted on: 11/14/2015 5:03:08 PM PDT

  • Dale Andersen's Astrobiology Field Report 8 November 2015
    Dale Andersen's Astrobiology Field Reports - November 14, 2015
    Posted on: 11/14/2015 4:59:56 PM PDT

  • Dale Andersen's Astrobiology Field Report 7 November 2015
    Dale Andersen's Astrobiology Field Reports - November 14, 2015
    Posted on: 11/14/2015 4:52:29 PM PDT

  • NAI Scientist Louis Allamandola Receives 2015 Presidential Rank
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - October 20, 2015
    Posted on: 10/21/2015 12:49:01 AM PDT

  • Registration Open for the ASGSR 31st annual meeting Genelab Workshop
    NASA HQ - October 13, 2015
    Posted on: 10/13/2015 3:08:41 PM PDT

  • House Committee Holds Upbeat Hearing on NASA’s Astrobiology Program
    American Institute of Physics - October 8, 2015
    Posted on: 10/9/2015 12:45:21 AM PDT

  • Estimates for Number of Visible Galaxy-spanning Civilizations and the Cosmological Expansion of Life
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 1, 2015
    Posted on: 10/1/2015 5:44:20 PM PDT

  • Earth Similarity Index With Two Free Parameters
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 1, 2015
    Posted on: 10/1/2015 5:42:57 PM PDT

  • Interstellar Detection of Methyl Isocyanate CH3NCO in Sgr B2(N): A Link from Molecular Clouds to Comets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 1, 2015
    Posted on: 10/1/2015 3:46:57 PM PDT

  • A Critique of the 2015 AURA Report "From Cosmic Birth to Living Earths: the future of UVOIR Astronomy"
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 30, 2015
    Posted on: 9/30/2015 7:35:21 PM PDT

  • Review of the MEPAG Report on Mars Special Regions
    National Academy of Sciences - September 29, 2015
    Posted on: 9/29/2015 9:18:11 PM PDT

  • Prepared Statement by Ellen Stofan - Hearing on Astrobiology
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - September 29, 2015
    Posted on: 9/29/2015 3:04:41 PM PDT

  • Prepared Statement by Jonathan Lunine - Hearing on Astrobiology
    - September 29, 2015
    Posted on: 9/29/2015 3:02:02 PM PDT