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Synonyms for astrobiology

the branch of biology concerned with the effects of outer space on living organisms and the search for extraterrestrial life

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Speakers also include Maria Leijerstam, the record-breaking first cyclist to reach the South Pole, extreme scientist Neil Monteiro, musician and innovator Tim Exile and rapping astrobiologist Jon Chase.
This year's speakers include Maria Leijerstam, the first record-breaking cyclist to reach the South Pole, extreme scientist Neil Montero, musician and innovator Tim Exile, science writer Mark Brake and rapping astrobiologist Jon Chase.
Astrobiologist Neville Nick Woolf used the Mereon Matrix to map the formation of matter starting with the Big Bang.
Shawn Domagal-Goldman, an astrobiologist at NASA `s Goddard Space Flight Centre in Greenbelt, Md, said planets like these are far enough from their stars that it would be easy to write them off as frozen, and poor targets for exploration, but in fact, they might be well-suited to supporting life, Science Daily reported.
Shawn Domagal-Goldman, an astrobiologist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md, said planets like these are far enough from their stars that it would be easy to write them off as frozen, and poor targets for exploration, but in fact, they might be well-suited to supporting life.
WASHINGTON -- When some of the nation's brightest minds gathered here at the Library of Congress to celebrate Carl Sagan, a pioneering astrobiologist, the first guest speaker was someone with no professional background in science.
It's fun finding life in unusual places," said study author and former astrobiologist David Smith, who left the UW in December to take a job with NASA.
David Morrison, a senior scientist and astrobiologist at NASA's Ames Research Center is working to inform the public that each of the claims are false and there is no reason that December 21, 2012 will be different from any other day on Earth.
Lika Guhathakurta, a heliophysicist from NASA Headquarters; Paul Hertz, an astrophysicist from NASA Headquarters; David Morrison, an astrobiologist from NASA's Ames Research Center; and Don Yeomans, an asteroid scientist from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Jorge Wagensberg, a physicist and professor from the University of Barcelona, calls Margulis "biology's greatest heroine," while astrobiologist Penny Boston recalls the scientist's ability to be like an "earth mother" who was encouraging and friendly.
Astrobiologist Nathalie Cabrol (of the SETI Institute and herself an observer in the BAA Mars Section during 1988-1990), is quoted in Sky & Telescope (1) as saying that Gale is likely once to have supported a water-rich environment that changed from warm and wet to cold, with ice-covered water, 'which could have provided suitable oases for various communities of microorganisms'.
NASA astrobiologist Pan Conrad, whose carbon compound-seeking instrument is on the rover, wore a bright blue, short-sleeve blouse emblazoned with rockets, planets and the words, "Next stop Mars
Some stereotypes do turn up, like the zealous nun, Sister Chastity, the seductive astrobiologist, Oparna Goshmaulik, and the absent- minded Acharya -- he forgets his wife in the car and advances hypotheses on junk DNA as post- coital chatter with his mistress, Oparna.
Features include "Astrofacts"--sidebars on topics ranging from making fake UFO pictures to simple experiments--and short biographies highlighting the life and work of an astrobiologist, an astronomer and a space artist.
London College from University Dartnell Lewis Dr astrobiologist and hairlessness, muscles underdeveloped head, Aswollen 4.