I'm a postgraduate who recently completed my Master's in Palaeobiology at the University of Bristol. I'm currently looking for PhD opportunities in biosignatures or microbial life in extreme environments.
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I just read the piece at the link below entitled "Study: Life might survive, and thrive, in a hydrogen world."
I'd been thinking on similar lines recently, on different atmospheres with early life, but I was considering anoxogenic bacteria whose byproduct is sulfur instead of molecular oxygen. ¿Had life evolved on Venus could its sulfuric clouds be the signature byproduct of such life with no branches ever evolving to produce the equivalent of Earth's Great…
Exactly 100 years ago tomorrow, the subject on whether this Universe is larger than the Milky Way Galaxy was brought up publicly at an event sponsored by the National Academy of Sciences, known as The Great Debate. Until then the Milky Way was thought to be this Universe. Conference at the NAS http://www.nasonline.org/about-nas/events/annual-meeting/nas157/
A consortium of representatives of European Research Organisations has taken the initiative to create a virtual institute named the “European Astrobiology Institute” (EAI)with the ambition of enabling Europe to emerge as a key player in Astrobiology and to…
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
If your 10-12 yr old child is interested in space science, I would like to invite them to our courses. I am a former science teacher, mom of three, and a former NASA astronaut instructor. I also…Continue