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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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And the last thing Musk needs is a whole community of disgruntled astrobiologists baying for his blood as he tramples over their turf and robs them of their dreams.
Among those speculating about the implications for life, astrobiologist Mary Voytek (NASA) says that the abundant hydrogen and carbon dioxide Cassini sees from Enceladus actually disfavor the presence of life in her mind.
Someday, astrobiologists may come face-to-face with ET.
Astrobiologist Neville Nick Woolf used the Mereon Matrix to map the formation of matter starting with the Big Bang.
Many astrobiologists focus on finding the best ways to search for life on other planets, aiming to answer questions about life in space--Does it exist now, and did it ever exist in the past?
Only this time, instead of looking for luxury liner artifacts, Cameron and a team of marine biologists and astrobiologists investigated deep-water creatures and their possible connections to life forms on other planets.
Unfortunately, the typically obtrusive in-your-face nature of the 3-D image is more dramatically evident in interiors where astrobiologists, ropes and equipment fill every inch of deep space.
A small group of respected astrobiologists, led by the professor, believe the idea of bugs and viruses arriving on Earth from space is perfectly plausible.
He has assembled excellent experts in the fields outlined and edited an indispensable source for astrobiologists, medical researchers and astronautics experts alike.
FOR DECADES astrobiologists have pondered whether primitive life might exist in a global ocean presumed to lie beneath the smooth, icy crust of Jupiter's moon Europa.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Astrobiologists draw upon what is known about Earth's most extreme lifeforms and the environments of Mars and Titan, Saturn's moon, to paint a clearer picture of what life on other planets could be like.
Astrobiologists had mostly ruled out older stars as places to look because rocky planets would be rare.
However, other NASA scientists and many mainstream astrobiologists remained skeptical.
Astrobiologists at the University of East Anglia have worked out how long Earth has to live by analysing our distance from the sun and temperatures at which it is possible for planets to have water.
Since the 1980 Voyager 1 flyby of Titan, astrobiologists have been intrigued.