astrobiology News


Mission Press Releases

  • Among Trillions of Planets, Are We 'Home Alone?'
    NASA Astrobiology - Thursday, September 24, 2020
    Posted on: 9/24/2020 4:01:17 PM PDT

  • Research reveals an enormous planet quickly orbiting a tiny, dying star
    University of Wisconsin-Madison - Wednesday, September 16, 2020
    Posted on: 9/17/2020 12:52:46 AM PDT

  • SwRI Scientist Searchers for Stellar Phosphorus to Find Potentially Habitable Exoplanets
    Southwest Research Institute - Wednesday, September 16, 2020
    Posted on: 9/16/2020 3:35:35 PM PDT

  • Phosphine on Venus
    National Institutes of Natural Sciences - Tuesday, September 15, 2020
    Posted on: 9/15/2020 3:09:17 PM PDT

  • Phosphine on Venus: A Biomarker Molecule?
    National Astronomical Observatory of Japan - Tuesday, September 15, 2020
    Posted on: 9/15/2020 2:44:52 PM PDT

  • Breakthrough Initiatives to Fund Study into Search for Primitive Life in the Clouds of Venus
    Breakthrough Initiatives - Tuesday, September 15, 2020
    Posted on: 9/15/2020 1:21:53 PM PDT

  • Astronomers May Have Found a Signature of Life on Venus
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Monday, September 14, 2020
    Posted on: 9/14/2020 4:29:05 PM PDT

  • Hints of life on Venus
    Royal Astronomical Society - Monday, September 14, 2020
    Posted on: 9/14/2020 3:16:12 PM PDT

  • SETI AIR partners with Ars Electronica to launch the SETI x AI Residency
    SETI Institute - Thursday, September 10, 2020
    Posted on: 9/11/2020 1:24:50 AM PDT

  • SETI Institute And GNU Radio Join Forces
    SETI Institute - Tuesday, September 8, 2020
    Posted on: 9/8/2020 9:24:33 PM PDT

  • Australian Telescope Finds No Signs of Alien Technology in 10 Million Star Systems
    International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) - Tuesday, September 8, 2020
    Posted on: 9/8/2020 2:53:25 PM PDT

  • Earth may always have been wet
    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) - Tuesday, September 1, 2020
    Posted on: 9/1/2020 9:57:36 PM PDT

  • Unexpected abundance of hydrogen in meteorites reveals the origin of Earth's water
    American Association for the Advancement of Science - Tuesday, September 1, 2020
    Posted on: 9/1/2020 9:55:32 PM PDT

  • Registration Now Open for American Society for Gravitational and Space Research 2020 Virtual Meeting
    American Society for Gravitational and Space Research - Tuesday, September 1, 2020
    Posted on: 9/1/2020 2:01:14 PM PDT

  • ASU President’s Professor Ariel Anbar awarded medal from the Geological Society of America
    Arizona State University - Monday, August 24, 2020
    Posted on: 8/24/2020 9:44:51 PM PDT

  • NASA Establishes Board to Initially Review Mars Sample Return Plans
    NASA Astrobiology - Saturday, August 15, 2020
    Posted on: 8/15/2020 2:16:32 PM PDT

  • Call for Abstracts 36th Annual Meeting for the American Society for Gravitational and Space Research (ASGSR)
    American Society for Gravitational and Space Research - Wednesday, August 12, 2020
    Posted on: 8/12/2020 9:21:23 PM PDT

  • Bright Hydrothermal Deposits on Dwarf Planet Ceres Have a Style All Their Own
    Universities Space Research Association - Tuesday, August 11, 2020
    Posted on: 8/11/2020 5:15:59 PM PDT

  • Water and Ice Helped Form Features in Ceres’ Occator Crater
    Planetary Science Institute - Tuesday, August 11, 2020
    Posted on: 8/11/2020 3:41:54 PM PDT

  • Surrey academics develop a new method to determine the origin of stardust in meteorites
    University of Surrey - Tuesday, August 11, 2020
    Posted on: 8/11/2020 3:35:51 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Inaugural Prebiotic Chemistry & Early Earth Environments (PCE3) Community Workshop
    NASA Astrobiology - September 24, 2020
    Posted on: 9/24/2020 3:56:51 PM PDT

  • Jim Bridenstine: Venus is One Stop in Our Search for Life
    NASA HQ - September 15, 2020
    Posted on: 9/15/2020 9:59:42 PM PDT

  • Announcement About Research on Venus's Chemistry
    NASA HQ - September 14, 2020
    Posted on: 9/15/2020 1:15:05 AM PDT

  • Meet the Steering Committee for the Planetary Science and Astrobiology Decadal Survey 2023-2032
    National Academy of Sciences - September 14, 2020
    Posted on: 9/14/2020 7:22:12 PM PDT

  • Submit Session Proposals for Astrobiology Science Conference (AbSciCon) 2021 - Due Date 16 September 2020
    NASA Astrobiology - September 8, 2020
    Posted on: 9/8/2020 11:27:15 PM PDT

  • Chemical Evolution and the Origins of Life
    NASA Astrobiology - September 1, 2020
    Posted on: 9/1/2020 9:24:50 PM PDT

  • American Society for Gravitational and Space Research Abstract Deadline Extended to September 4th
    American Society for Gravitational and Space Research - August 20, 2020
    Posted on: 8/21/2020 12:25:16 AM PDT

  • Does Hydrogen Feed the Subseafloor Biosphere?
    NASA Astrobiology - August 15, 2020
    Posted on: 8/15/2020 2:15:21 PM PDT

  • NAS Report: Report Series: Committee on Astrobiology and Planetary Science Options for the Fifth New Frontiers Announcement of Opportunity (2020)
    National Academy of Sciences - August 10, 2020
    Posted on: 8/10/2020 6:07:50 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-20 Amendment 43: Habitable Worlds will not be solicited next year in ROSES-2021, but it is still solicited this year
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - July 6, 2020
    Posted on: 7/6/2020 1:50:47 PM PDT

  • Clarification of A.30 Earth Science USPI, B.4 Heliophysics Guest Investigators Open, and E.4 Habitable Worlds
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - June 25, 2020
    Posted on: 6/25/2020 9:00:22 PM PDT

  • Upcoming NfoLD Webinar: Chris Kempes
    Network for Life Detection (NFOLD) - June 17, 2020
    Posted on: 6/17/2020 9:18:31 PM PDT

  • Network for Life Detection (NfoLD) Newsletter Issue #2: June 2020
    Network for Life Detection (NFOLD) - June 4, 2020
    Posted on: 6/4/2020 7:16:15 PM PDT

  • The Pillars of Lyfe in the Universe - Astrobiologists propose new terminology to guide the search for life
    NASA Astrobiology - May 28, 2020
    Posted on: 5/28/2020 3:06:49 PM PDT

  • CO+ first-negative band emission: A tracer for CO in the Martian upper atmosphere
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 20, 2020
    Posted on: 5/20/2020 7:02:53 PM PDT

  • An Objective Bayesian Analysis of Life's Early Start and Our Late Arrival
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 20, 2020
    Posted on: 5/20/2020 7:01:37 PM PDT

  • About the Decadal Survey on Planetary Science and Astrobiology
    National Academy of Sciences - May 18, 2020
    Posted on: 5/18/2020 11:12:33 PM PDT

  • Your Input Requested: Submit a White Paper to the Decadal Survey on Planetary Science and Astrobiology
    National Academy of Sciences - May 18, 2020
    Posted on: 5/18/2020 11:11:39 PM PDT

  • Astrobiologists Aid in Fighting Coronavirus
    NASA Astrobiology - May 15, 2020
    Posted on: 5/15/2020 1:53:58 PM PDT

  • Insights into the Fate of Organic Carbon in Marine Sediments
    NASA Astrobiology - May 12, 2020
    Posted on: 5/12/2020 5:40:29 PM PDT