astrobiology News


Mission Press Releases

  • NASA Talk Will Explore Oceans at the Edge of the Solar System
    Langley Research Center - Saturday, November 1, 2014
    Posted on: 11/1/2014 6:07:08 PM PDT

  • UC Riverside's 'Alternative Earths' Team Selected to Join the NASA Astrobiology Institute
    University of California-Riverside - Friday, October 10, 2014
    Posted on: 10/10/2014 1:16:23 PM PDT

  • NASA awards CU-Boulder-led team $7 million to study origins, evolution of life in universe
    University of Colorado at Boulder - Tuesday, October 7, 2014
    Posted on: 10/8/2014 12:30:16 AM PDT

  • WSU undergrad helps develop method for detecting water on Mars
    Washington State University - Friday, October 3, 2014
    Posted on: 10/3/2014 4:21:26 PM PDT

  • Scientists “Resurrect” Ancient Proteins to Learn About Primordial Life
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - Monday, September 29, 2014
    Posted on: 9/30/2014 12:41:07 AM PDT

  • Astrochemist Ewine van Dishoeck Receives Lise Meitner Award
    Netherlands Research School for Astronomy - Friday, September 19, 2014
    Posted on: 9/19/2014 2:31:45 PM PDT

  • NASA Selects 26 Space Biology Research Proposals
    NASA HQ - Thursday, August 21, 2014
    Posted on: 8/21/2014 6:05:01 PM PDT

  • UH professor named fellow by International Society for the Study of the Origin of Life
    University of Houston - Thursday, August 21, 2014
    Posted on: 8/21/2014 12:07:26 AM PDT

  • NASA to Air Panel Discussion about Ancient Earth and Habitable Planets
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, August 20, 2014
    Posted on: 8/20/2014 12:22:34 PM PDT

  • 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

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NASA Planetary Science Division Seeks Volunteer Reviewers for Europa Instrument Investigation AO
    Planetary Exploration Newsletter - November 10, 2014
    Posted on: 11/10/2014 5:10:47 PM PDT

  • Job Opportunity: Life Sciences Technical Capability Leader at NASA Headquarters
    NASA History Division - November 5, 2014
    Posted on: 11/5/2014 8:02:25 PM PDT

  • HCN Ice in Titan's High-altitude Southern Polar Cloud
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 22, 2014
    Posted on: 10/22/2014 5:42:15 PM PDT

  • Invitation for public nominations by US citizens for service on NASA science advisory subcommittees
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - September 22, 2014
    Posted on: 9/22/2014 1:58:16 PM PDT

  • Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology
    Library of Congress - September 5, 2014
    Posted on: 9/5/2014 8:03:41 PM PDT

  • Modeling Sulfur in the Archean Atmosphere
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - September 2, 2014
    Posted on: 9/3/2014 12:03:15 AM PDT

  • 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