astrobiology News


Mission Press Releases

  • Dan Werthimer and Paul Horowitz to Share 2021 Drake Award
    SETI Institute - Tuesday, April 6, 2021
    Posted on: 4/8/2021 3:51:39 AM PDT

  • Space Dynamics Lab Delivers Technology for Mission to Discover Ingredients for Life on Europa
    Space Dynamics Laboratory - Thursday, March 18, 2021
    Posted on: 3/18/2021 1:48:13 PM PDT

  • Much of Mars' ancient water was buried in the planet's crust, not lost to space
    American Association for the Advancement of Science - Tuesday, March 16, 2021
    Posted on: 3/16/2021 7:07:56 PM PDT

  • What happened to Mars's water? It is still trapped there
    California Institute of Technology - Tuesday, March 16, 2021
    Posted on: 3/16/2021 7:05:48 PM PDT

  • Rapid Formation of Super-Earths Around Low-Mass Stars
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - Wednesday, March 3, 2021
    Posted on: 3/3/2021 2:38:35 PM PDT

  • The comet that killed the dinosaurs
    Harvard University - Tuesday, February 16, 2021
    Posted on: 2/16/2021 5:52:25 PM PDT

  • A new method to search for potentially habitable planets
    University of Liège - Wednesday, February 10, 2021
    Posted on: 2/10/2021 7:02:02 PM PDT

  • A New Way to Look for Life-Sustaining Planets
    University of Arizona - Wednesday, February 10, 2021
    Posted on: 2/10/2021 4:59:59 PM PDT

  • Fossil pigments shed new light on vertebrate evolution
    University College Cork - Thursday, February 4, 2021
    Posted on: 2/4/2021 9:18:25 PM PDT

  • Sea ice kept oxygen from reaching deep ocean during last ice age
    Oregon State University - Tuesday, February 2, 2021
    Posted on: 2/2/2021 11:42:39 PM PDT

  • US must unify atmospheric biology research or risk national security, scientists say
    Ecological Society Of America - Tuesday, February 2, 2021
    Posted on: 2/2/2021 11:40:48 PM PDT

  • Cell death shines a light on the origins of complex life
    University of Bristol - Wednesday, January 27, 2021
    Posted on: 1/27/2021 7:35:47 PM PDT

  • Purported phosphine on Venus more likely to be ordinary sulfur dioxide, new study shows
    University of Washington - Wednesday, January 27, 2021
    Posted on: 1/27/2021 7:31:38 PM PDT

  • National Space Council Releases Strategy on Planetary Protection
    White House - Wednesday, December 30, 2020
    Posted on: 12/30/2020 9:13:22 PM PDT

  • NASA Moves Forward with Campaign to Return Mars Samples to Earth
    NASA HQ - Thursday, December 17, 2020
    Posted on: 12/17/2020 9:08:22 PM PDT

  • Swedish Space Instrument Participates in the Search for Life Around Jupiter
    Swedish Institute of Space Physics - Wednesday, November 18, 2020
    Posted on: 11/18/2020 5:02:20 PM PDT

  • Newly processed Venus ALMA data made available to the community
    ALMA Observatory - Tuesday, November 17, 2020
    Posted on: 11/17/2020 8:09:48 PM PDT

  • UC Santa Cruz leads interdisciplinary consortium for astrobiology research
    University of California Santa Cruz - Monday, November 16, 2020
    Posted on: 11/16/2020 11:55:36 PM PDT

  • UCF Delivers Engineering Options for Arecibo Observatory (AO)
    University of Central Florida - Saturday, November 14, 2020
    Posted on: 11/14/2020 10:55:13 PM PDT

  • Genes in Space winning student experiment launches to International Space Station with Crew-1
    Genes In Space - Friday, November 13, 2020
    Posted on: 11/13/2020 5:05:44 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • ALMA detection of acetone, disulfur monoxide, and carbon monoxide in the Jupiter volcanic moon Io
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 2, 2021
    Posted on: 4/2/2021 2:33:23 PM PDT

  • AbGradCon 2021 Update: Registration Extended
    NASA Astrobiology - March 31, 2021
    Posted on: 3/31/2021 11:14:15 PM PDT

  • NASA JPL Planetary Science Summer School: Learn Mission Design from the Experts
    NASA Astrobiology - March 11, 2021
    Posted on: 3/11/2021 8:42:36 PM PDT

  • Discovery of the propargyl radical (CH2CCH) in TMC-1: one of the most abundant radicals ever found and a key species for cyclization to benzene in col
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 8, 2021
    Posted on: 3/8/2021 4:51:37 PM PDT

  • Soffen Memorial Fund: Apply Now for the Spring 2021 Travel Grant
    NASA Astrobiology - March 3, 2021
    Posted on: 3/3/2021 10:04:06 PM PDT

  • 2021 International Summer School in Astrobiology: Register Today!
    NASA Astrobiology - March 2, 2021
    Posted on: 3/2/2021 11:59:47 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-2020 Amendment 84: C.26 Concepts for Ocean worlds Life Detection Technology COLDTech Step-2 Proposal due date delayed to February 26, 2021
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - February 17, 2021
    Posted on: 2/17/2021 4:59:23 PM PDT

  • Breakup of a Long-Period Comet as the Origin of the Dinosaur Extinction
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 16, 2021
    Posted on: 2/16/2021 5:22:55 PM PDT

  • Call for Nominations: Decadal Survey on Biological and Physical Sciences Research in Space
    National Academy of Sciences - February 11, 2021
    Posted on: 2/11/2021 5:26:12 PM PDT

  • American Society for Gravitational and Space Research (ASGSR) is Searching for a New Executive Director
    American Society for Gravitational and Space Research - February 1, 2021
    Posted on: 2/1/2021 6:07:31 PM PDT

  • 2021 ASGSR Ken Souza Memorial Spaceflight Research Program
    American Society for Gravitational and Space Research - February 1, 2021
    Posted on: 2/1/2021 1:31:10 PM PDT

  • Video: NfoLD Webinar Recording with Chris German
    Network for Life Detection (NFOLD) - January 28, 2021
    Posted on: 1/28/2021 7:14:06 PM PDT

  • Comment on `Heating of Enceladus due to the dissipation of ocean tides' by R. Tyler
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 2, 2020
    Posted on: 12/2/2020 8:33:15 PM PDT

  • Library of Congress Event: Artificial Intelligence and the Search for Life in the Universe
    NASA Astrobiology - December 3, 2020
    Posted on: 12/1/2020 12:14:58 AM PDT

  • Europa Exploration Philosophy
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 20, 2020
    Posted on: 11/20/2020 7:00:01 PM PDT

  • The statistical reliability of 267 GHz JCMT observations of Venus
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 29, 2020
    Posted on: 10/30/2020 12:47:32 AM PDT

  • Breve historia de la astrobiolog√≠a en Argentina
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 28, 2020
    Posted on: 10/28/2020 3:05:02 PM PDT

  • Ocean Worlds 5 Meeting Postponed
    Lunar and Planetary Institute - October 22, 2020
    Posted on: 10/22/2020 4:41:31 PM PDT

  • NASA SMD ROSES-20 Amendment 61: Habitable Worlds Change in Scope
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - October 19, 2020
    Posted on: 10/19/2020 2:57:29 PM PDT

  • Detection of simplest amino acid glycine in the atmosphere of the Venus
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 15, 2020
    Posted on: 10/15/2020 4:35:18 AM PDT