astrobiology News


Mission Press Releases

  • 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

  • Interpreting new findings of methane on Mars
    Mary Ann Liebert Inc. - Thursday, September 27, 2018
    Posted on: 9/27/2018 4:33:58 PM PDT

  • Plate tectonics may have been active on Earth since the very beginning
    University of Tennessee Knoxville - Thursday, September 27, 2018
    Posted on: 9/27/2018 4:28:49 PM PDT

  • Did key building blocks for life come from deep space?
    University of Hawaii - Thursday, September 27, 2018
    Posted on: 9/27/2018 4:27:42 PM PDT

  • Geologists uncover new clues about largest mass extinction ever
    University of Tennessee Knoxville - Tuesday, August 28, 2018
    Posted on: 8/28/2018 2:41:51 PM PDT

  • Library of Congress Appoints Literature and Science Scholar Bruce Clarke as the Baruch S. Blumberg Chair in Astrobiology
    Library of Congress - Monday, August 20, 2018
    Posted on: 8/20/2018 3:32:25 PM PDT

  • Scientists discovered organic acid in a protoplanetary disk
    Ural Federal University - Tuesday, August 14, 2018
    Posted on: 8/14/2018 2:58:00 PM PDT

  • Omega Centauri Unlikely to Harbor Life
    University of California-Riverside - Thursday, August 9, 2018
    Posted on: 8/10/2018 12:47:40 AM PDT

  • Exoplanet Detectives Create Catalog of Light-Fingerprints
    Cornell University - Tuesday, July 31, 2018
    Posted on: 7/31/2018 5:52:14 PM PDT

  • Plate Tectonics Not Needed to Sustain Life on Planets
    Planetary Science Institute - Tuesday, July 31, 2018
    Posted on: 7/31/2018 5:50:33 PM PDT

  • Easy-Bake fossils - Scientists find a way to simulate the fossilization process in about a day
    Field Museum - Saturday, July 28, 2018
    Posted on: 7/28/2018 4:05:10 PM PDT

  • Evidence of Subsurface Martian Liquid Water Bolstered
    Planetary Science Institute - Friday, July 27, 2018
    Posted on: 7/27/2018 7:36:12 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • 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

  • Sulfur Chemistry of Young Stellar Objects
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - December 11, 2018
    Posted on: 12/11/2018 8:33:57 PM PDT

  • Darwin's "Warm Little Pond"
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - December 11, 2018
    Posted on: 12/11/2018 8:32:09 PM PDT

  • Lightning, Oxygen and Life Detection
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - December 11, 2018
    Posted on: 12/11/2018 8:30:01 PM PDT

  • Rotational spectroscopy of the HCCO and DCCO radicals in the millimeter and submillimeter range
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 28, 2018
    Posted on: 11/29/2018 3:44:20 AM PDT

  • Methane bursts as a trigger for intermittent lake-forming climates on post-Noachian Mars
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 26, 2018
    Posted on: 11/26/2018 3:42:33 PM PDT

  • The ALMA-PILS survey: The first detection of doubly-deuterated methyl formate (CHD2OCHO) in the ISM
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 26, 2018
    Posted on: 11/26/2018 3:39:35 PM PDT

  • Polymer amide as a carrier of 15N in Allende and Acfer 086 meteorites
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 19, 2018
    Posted on: 11/20/2018 1:30:26 AM PDT

  • Searching for the Origin of Flares in M dwarfs
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 19, 2018
    Posted on: 11/20/2018 1:29:28 AM PDT

  • H2O abundances and cloud properties in ten hot giant exoplanets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 5, 2018
    Posted on: 11/5/2018 2:09:37 PM PDT

  • Theoretical investigation of reaction between amidogen NH & ethyl C2H5 radicals: possible gas-phase formation route of interstellar and planetary etha
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 29, 2018
    Posted on: 10/29/2018 5:14:42 PM PDT

  • O2 signature in thin and thick O2-H2O ices
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 29, 2018
    Posted on: 10/29/2018 5:11:29 PM PDT

  • Making the Planetary Material Diversity During the Early Assembling of the Solar System
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 29, 2018
    Posted on: 10/29/2018 5:10:23 PM PDT

  • Science Strategies Chart Course for Detecting Life on Other Worlds
    American Institute of Physics - October 17, 2018
    Posted on: 10/17/2018 9:33:50 PM PDT

  • Astronomical Creation of Cyclic-C3H2 and Chain-C3 Due to Interstellar Deep Photoionization
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 15, 2018
    Posted on: 10/16/2018 12:58:17 AM PDT

  • Methane on Mars: New insights into the sensitivity of CH4 with the NOMAD/ExoMars spectrometer through its first in-flight calibration
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 15, 2018
    Posted on: 10/16/2018 12:50:10 AM PDT

  • Ab initio based equation of state of dense water for planetary and exoplanetary modeling
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 15, 2018
    Posted on: 10/16/2018 12:49:10 AM PDT