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"I don't think you can say one way or the other. What happens once they can depends o…"

Ian James Miller replied May 18 to Ask your questions here!

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"Why do we have warfare? The tribal community emerged because as we invented technolo…"

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"Good luck with the book. I have tried two fictional books on other planets, but I ha…"

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"Life appears to have to start with RNA, because there is no obvious means of chemica…"

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"Without making a direct comment, I would suggest to you that life must start with RN…"

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"It is most unlikely skin would reflect light. To totally reflect light you need an i…"

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"Most animals evolve colour to blend in with their background, and stripes or spots t…"

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"I am not sure you can be sure, after all, consider the variation in hight of life fo…"

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"You seem to have it under control. My question that you should address is, if you ar…"

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"Your proposed organism would not be the sole species for 25 million years because as…"

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Not Exactly a Blog, but a 6-word Poem

Posted by Pritha Jaipal on September 27, 2020 at 10:56am 0 Comments

 

If aliens 

existed,

I'd be happy.

It would mean 

we're not

alone;

And definitely

not some

cosmic…

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Using tried and tested methods of constructing habitats from ethnobotanical and ethnozoological useful species for self sustainability on Mars

Posted by Andrew Planet on June 26, 2020 at 8:00am 0 Comments

To maximize crop yields on Mars it would be advantageous to do away with annuals and biannuals by engineering the latter into perennials as standard. Not only would that entail far less work to grow produce as the act of replanting is made obsolete, but per given cultivated area perennials bring forth more food and materials with less demand from the soil than the equivalent of annuals.

Imagine a superfood annual such as lentils engineered into a lentil tree for which there already…

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Free astrobiology webinars for kids, summer 2020

Posted by Julia Brodsky on June 13, 2020 at 12:28pm 0 Comments

This summer, Art of Inquiry hosts free space exploration and astrobiology webinars for middle-school students and their families all over the world.



Here is a list of what was covered so far, as well as an updated schedule of webinars:

The search for life in the Universe, Dr. Alex Tsapin, JPL (retired)

The history of SETI, SETIQuest editor, Larry…

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Radiolysis-powered life

Posted by Andrew Planet on June 11, 2020 at 9:56pm 7 Comments

This paper greatly extends the possibility of what a Goldilocks zone can be.  Its no longer the Goldilocks zone as a single expanse, its the Goldilocks zones for a particular area

https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/pdf/10.1098/rsif.2016.0459

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Started by Gina Riggio in SAGANet Discussions. Last reply by Sangeet Dhiman 56 minutes ago. 129 Replies

If you are trying to ask a question live during Ask an Astrobiologist, please do so in the main chatroom at the bottom of the screen! You can also ask on twitter…Continue

METU Astrobiology Live Broadcast Series in November

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We are so excited to announce the Astrobiology Live Presentation Series which will be given in November! Presentations will be online due to the pandemic and we will have unique experts in their…Continue

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Inhabitation on mars, with plants or without?

Started by Chirag Parmar in The Cutting-Edge of Astrobiology. Last reply by Chirag Parmar Sep 21. 2 Replies

hello there, Chirag Parmar this side!i am a biotechnology student and currently on research of plants on other planets! The main issue is the gravity of the planet! If we take mars as an example, the…Continue

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Have we been looking in the wrong time-frame? Requesting feedback on a recent paper.

Started by Christopher J Reiss in The Cutting-Edge of Astrobiology. Last reply by Greg Bowen Jun 30. 5 Replies

Let me first say Hi to everyone as a new member here!   I hope you are all safe, sound, and not too stir-crazy during this Pandemic.I recently stumbled upon a notion for SETI which seems so simple I…Continue

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