astrobiology News


Mission Press Releases

  • Interstellar dust grains could provide insights into the origin of Solar System
    University of Leicester - Monday, August 18, 2014
    Posted on: 8/18/2014 4:23:10 PM PDT

  • ‘Microhabitats:’ Potential for extraterrestrial life, oil cleanup
    Washington State University - Thursday, August 14, 2014
    Posted on: 8/15/2014 12:57:28 AM PDT

  • JPL Summer Intern Works on the Emergence of Life
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - Monday, August 11, 2014
    Posted on: 8/12/2014 12:28:45 AM PDT

  • MIPT-based researcher models Titan's atmosphere
    Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology - Wednesday, July 23, 2014
    Posted on: 7/23/2014 2:14:53 PM PDT

  • UEA Research Shows Oceans Vital for Possibility for Alien Life
    University of East Anglia - Sunday, July 20, 2014
    Posted on: 7/21/2014 2:49:05 PM PDT

  • Ames Instrument Helps Identify the First Habitable Environment on Mars, Wins Invention Award
    Ames Research Center - Tuesday, June 24, 2014
    Posted on: 6/25/2014 2:41:59 AM PDT

  • Researchers to embark on extraordinary expedition to Loihi Seamount
    University of Hawaii - Tuesday, June 24, 2014
    Posted on: 6/25/2014 1:56:43 AM PDT

  • John W. Kluge Center to Hold Astrobiology and Theology Discussion, June 18
    Library of Congress - Friday, May 30, 2014
    Posted on: 5/30/2014 11:59:05 PM PDT

  • Committee Examines Advances in Astrobiology Research
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Wednesday, May 21, 2014
    Posted on: 5/21/2014 6:29:15 PM PDT

  • Statement of Chairman Lamar Smith: Hearing on Astrobiology and the Search for Life in the Universe
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Wednesday, May 21, 2014
    Posted on: 5/21/2014 3:58:14 PM PDT

  • Octillions of microbes in the seas: Ocean microbes show incredible genetic diversity
    National Science Foundation - Wednesday, April 30, 2014
    Posted on: 4/30/2014 2:09:35 PM PDT

  • Search for life on exoplanets more difficult than thought
    University of Toronto - Wednesday, April 30, 2014
    Posted on: 4/30/2014 2:06:54 PM PDT

  • NASA Seeks External Concepts for Mission to Oceanic Jovian Moon Europa
    NASA HQ - Monday, April 28, 2014
    Posted on: 4/28/2014 8:06:51 PM PDT

  • Traces of Recent Water on Mars
    University of Gothenburg - Friday, April 25, 2014
    Posted on: 4/25/2014 3:02:21 PM PDT

  • Astronomers discover Earth-sized planet in habitable zone
    University of Notre Dame - Thursday, April 17, 2014
    Posted on: 4/17/2014 7:03:01 PM PDT

  • Kepler Discovers First Earth-size Planet in 'Habitable Zone'
    Ames Research Center - Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Posted on: 4/17/2014 6:26:22 PM PDT

  • Odd Tilts Could Make More Worlds Habitable
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Tuesday, April 15, 2014
    Posted on: 4/16/2014 12:06:54 AM PDT

  • Microgravity Research Helping to Understand Fungi Metabolism
    Ames Research Center - Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Posted on: 4/10/2014 1:18:34 PM PDT

  • David Black Selected as President and CEO at SETI Institute
    SETI Institute - Wednesday, April 9, 2014
    Posted on: 4/9/2014 2:59:19 PM PDT

  • Science Writers Invited to 'Habitable Worlds Across Time & Space'
    NASA JSC EVA Project Office - Thursday, April 3, 2014
    Posted on: 4/4/2014 1:38:04 AM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Call for Nominations: ASGSR Awards
    American Society for Gravitational and Space Research - August 12, 2014
    Posted on: 8/12/2014 3:38:53 PM PDT

  • AGU Astrobiology Submission Deadline - August 6, 2014
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - July 31, 2014
    Posted on: 7/31/2014 3:09:48 PM PDT

  • NASA Europa Pre-proposal Conference
    NASA HQ - July 29, 2014
    Posted on: 7/29/2014 1:24:37 PM PDT

  • NASA Europa Instrument Investigation Program Element Appendix
    NASA HQ - July 16, 2014
    Posted on: 7/16/2014 4:09:26 PM PDT

  • Final Text for Europa Instrument Investigation released as Appendix O of SALMON-2 AO via Amendment 8
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - July 15, 2014
    Posted on: 7/15/2014 3:01:59 PM PDT

  • Evolution in the Lab
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - July 14, 2014
    Posted on: 7/14/2014 10:25:32 PM PDT

  • The Ribosome: A Record of Evolution
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - July 14, 2014
    Posted on: 7/14/2014 10:24:40 PM PDT

  • Data Management in Astrobiology
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - July 14, 2014
    Posted on: 7/14/2014 10:23:14 PM PDT

  • Vacuum-UV spectroscopy of interstellar ice analogs. I. Absorption cross-sections of polar-ice molecules
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 3, 2014
    Posted on: 6/3/2014 1:24:43 PM PDT

  • Vacuum-UV spectroscopy of interstellar ice analogs. II. Absorption cross-sections of nonpolar ice molecules
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 3, 2014
    Posted on: 6/3/2014 1:23:16 PM PDT

  • Vacuum-UV absorption spectroscopy of interstellar ice analogues. III. Isotopic effects
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 3, 2014
    Posted on: 6/3/2014 1:21:16 PM PDT

  • Very deep images of the innermost regions of the beta Pictoris debris disc at Lp
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 13, 2014
    Posted on: 5/13/2014 12:20:04 PM PDT

  • Search for Kinematic Siblings of the Sun Based on Data from the XHIP Catalog
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 13, 2014
    Posted on: 5/13/2014 12:17:55 PM PDT

  • VPL Astrobiology Colloquium Series Remote Sensing of Extrasolar Planets
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - May 12, 2014
    Posted on: 5/12/2014 9:20:40 PM PDT

  • Do cement nanoparticles exist in space ?
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 30, 2014
    Posted on: 4/30/2014 3:21:54 PM PDT

  • NASA Request for Information: Europa Mission Concepts Costing Less Than $1 Billion
    NASA HQ - April 28, 2014
    Posted on: 4/28/2014 8:24:46 PM PDT

  • An Earth-sized Planet in the Habitable Zone of a Cool Star
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 24, 2014
    Posted on: 4/24/2014 2:55:39 PM PDT

  • NAI Alumni Seminar Series Clues to Atmospheric Evolution in Earth's Earliest Sediments
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - April 11, 2014
    Posted on: 4/11/2014 2:33:46 PM PDT

  • From Soup to Cells: Measuring the Emergence of Life
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - April 5, 2014
    Posted on: 4/5/2014 5:53:45 PM PDT

  • FameLab USA: Exploring Earth and Beyond National Final
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - April 2, 2014
    Posted on: 4/2/2014 8:54:09 PM PDT