Introduction to Astrobiology

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A lot of brain power has been devoted to establishing Biosignatures, as a means for remotely detecting alien life. But, what if alien cows don't fart? Can we still conceive of robust generic biosignatures that are not just slavish restatements of what we think we know about the Earth? One of my…
The future of Astrobiology research within NASA is being set now. Next week there are further opportunities for community input.The online discussion for Solar System Exploration wraps up today! If you are an active researcher, a student planning on getting into astrobiology, or an interested…
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Let's define alien. Definition number one: unfamiliar. By that description alone, a good 99% of life on this planet is alien. Breathing water, living nestled in thermal vents, stalking prey on the veldt, growing out of the Earth and eating sunlight, without eyes, without legs, with extra legs,…