astrobiology News


Mission Press Releases

  • Martian drill set for Antarctic climate mission
    University of Glasgow - Thursday, January 3, 2019
    Posted on: 1/3/2019 11:58:10 PM PDT

  • Allosource Scientists Contribute To NASA JPL Study On Antimicrobial Survivability On The International Space Station
    AlloSource - Tuesday, December 11, 2018
    Posted on: 12/11/2018 8:44:34 PM PDT

  • Instrument on NASA Probe Finds Hydrated Minerals on Asteroid Bennu
    Arizona State University - Tuesday, December 11, 2018
    Posted on: 12/11/2018 8:38:16 PM PDT

  • Did supernovae kill off large ocean animals at dawn of Pleistocene?
    University of Kansas - Tuesday, December 11, 2018
    Posted on: 12/11/2018 4:16:03 PM PDT

  • Life in deep Earth totals 15 to 23 billion tons of carbon -- hundreds of times more than humans
    Deep Carbon Observatory - Tuesday, December 11, 2018
    Posted on: 12/11/2018 3:52:33 PM PDT

  • A microbe's membrane helps it survive extreme environments
    Stanford University - Wednesday, December 5, 2018
    Posted on: 12/5/2018 5:02:34 PM PDT

  • Study reveals one of Universe’s secret ingredients for life
    Australian National University - Friday, October 19, 2018
    Posted on: 11/21/2018 4:46:00 PM PDT

  • Quantum artificial life created on the cloud
    University of the Basque Country - Wednesday, November 21, 2018
    Posted on: 11/21/2018 4:29:11 PM PDT

  • Could yesterday's Earth contain clues for making tomorrow's medicines?
    University of Wisconsin-Madison - Wednesday, November 21, 2018
    Posted on: 11/21/2018 4:26:30 PM PDT

  • Jumping genes shed light on how advanced life may have emerged
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Monday, November 19, 2018
    Posted on: 11/20/2018 1:28:43 AM PDT

  • What did birds and insects do during the 2017 solar eclipse?
    Cornell University - Thursday, November 15, 2018
    Posted on: 11/15/2018 7:14:11 PM PDT

  • Attend "The Undiscovered" Symposium Online
    Harvard University - Thursday, October 25, 2018
    Posted on: 10/25/2018 9:00:14 PM PDT

  • New study supports survival of microbes and organic compounds in space
    Mary Ann Liebert Inc. - Wednesday, October 17, 2018
    Posted on: 10/17/2018 3:08:00 PM PDT

  • Living organisms find a critical balance
    Arizona State University - Friday, October 5, 2018
    Posted on: 10/5/2018 4:29:48 PM PDT

  • New Lab Poised to Unlock the Mysteries of the Origins of Life
    McMaster University - Thursday, October 4, 2018
    Posted on: 10/5/2018 12:59:35 AM PDT

  • A Science Strategy for Astrobiology in Search for Life – New Report and Public Briefing Oct. 10
    National Academy of Sciences - Friday, September 28, 2018
    Posted on: 9/28/2018 10:54:57 PM PDT

  • The fate of formamide in a fragmenting protoplanetary disc
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - Thursday, September 27, 2018
    Posted on: 9/27/2018 4:52:11 PM PDT

  • Meteoritic Abundances of Fatty Acids and Potential Reaction Pathways in Planetesimals
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - Thursday, September 27, 2018
    Posted on: 9/27/2018 4:51:08 PM PDT

  • Laboratory photo-chemistry of pyrene clusters: an efficient way to form large PAHs
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - Thursday, September 27, 2018
    Posted on: 9/27/2018 4:50:18 PM PDT

  • The Habitable Exoplanet Observatory (HabEx) Mission Concept Study Interim Report
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - Thursday, September 27, 2018
    Posted on: 9/27/2018 4:46:52 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Tracking Redox with Chromium Isotope
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - March 10, 2019
    Posted on: 3/10/2019 4:53:18 PM PDT

  • Sedimentary Processes in High-Altitude Salars
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - March 10, 2019
    Posted on: 3/10/2019 4:51:59 PM PDT

  • Testing a Reflective Spatial Heterodyne Spectrometer for Spaceflight
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - March 10, 2019
    Posted on: 3/10/2019 4:50:36 PM PDT

  • ICEMAG Update on Europa Clipper
    NASA HQ - March 5, 2019
    Posted on: 3/5/2019 11:52:26 PM PDT

  • Exoplanet host-star properties: the active environment of exoplanets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 5, 2019
    Posted on: 3/5/2019 3:26:57 PM PDT

  • Searching for Extraterrestrial Civilizations Using gamma Ray Telescopes
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 26, 2019
    Posted on: 2/27/2019 2:14:11 AM PDT

  • A gas-phase primordial origin of O2 in comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 25, 2019
    Posted on: 2/26/2019 2:22:06 AM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-18 Amendment 62: New opportunity in C.15 PPR - Planetary Protection Research
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - February 8, 2019
    Posted on: 2/8/2019 10:21:49 PM PDT

  • Connecting planet formation and astrochemistry: Refractory carbon depletion leading to super-stellar C/O in giant planetary atmospheres
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 29, 2019
    Posted on: 1/29/2019 4:16:49 PM PDT

  • Stellar activity analysis of Barnard's Star: Very slow rotation and evidence for long-term activity cycle
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 16, 2019
    Posted on: 1/16/2019 10:39:04 PM PDT

  • AbSciCon 2019 Session: Salty Goodness: Understanding Life, Biosignature Preservation, and Brines In The Solar System
    AbSciCon 2019 - January 6, 2019
    Posted on: 1/6/2019 11:51:10 PM PDT

  • AbSciCon 2019 Session: Alive or not?
    AbSciCon 2019 - January 6, 2019
    Posted on: 1/6/2019 11:50:21 PM PDT

  • The census of interstellar complex organic molecules in the Class I hot corino of SVS13-A
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 31, 2018
    Posted on: 12/31/2018 6:00:52 PM PDT

  • Constraining the environment and habitability of TRAPPIST-1
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 31, 2018
    Posted on: 12/31/2018 5:59:51 PM PDT

  • Adsorption of Organic Molecules on Onion-Like-Carbons: Insights on the Formation of Interstellar Hydrocarbons
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 31, 2018
    Posted on: 12/31/2018 5:58:56 PM PDT

  • Thorium in solar twins: implications for habitability in rocky planets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 31, 2018
    Posted on: 12/31/2018 5:58:01 PM PDT

  • Modelling Climate Change under Varying Solar Inputs
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - December 22, 2018
    Posted on: 12/22/2018 11:01:01 PM PDT

  • Studies on the Kaba Meteorite
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - December 22, 2018
    Posted on: 12/22/2018 10:59:02 PM PDT

  • HATS-54b-HATS-58Ab: five new transiting hot Jupiters including one with a possible temperate companion
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 19, 2018
    Posted on: 12/20/2018 3:41:21 AM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-18 Amendment 43: New opportunity in C.29 Astrodynamics in Support of Icy Worlds
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - December 11, 2018
    Posted on: 12/11/2018 8:36:16 PM PDT