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Not Exactly a Blog, but a 6-word Poem

 

If aliens 

existed,

I'd be happy.

It would mean 

we're not

alone;

And definitely

not some

cosmic…

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Added by Pritha Jaipal on September 27, 2020 at 10:56am — No Comments


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

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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Added by Andrew Planet on June 26, 2020 at 8:00am — No Comments

Free astrobiology webinars for kids, summer 2020

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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Added by Julia Brodsky on June 13, 2020 at 12:28pm — No Comments


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Radiolysis-powered life

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

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


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¿Are the Venusian sulphuric acid clouds the by product of long dead anoxogenic photosynthetic organisms?

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…

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Added by Andrew Planet on May 4, 2020 at 2:51pm — 2 Comments


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100 years tomorrow 26th April 2020 since we looked beyond the Milky Way Galaxy

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/

See this…

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Added by Andrew Planet on April 25, 2020 at 11:10am — No Comments

The 5th Mexican School of Astrobiology

I am really glad to invite everyone to the next Mexican School of Astrobiology (aka EMA) which is this August.

¡Anímate a participar en la 5ta Escuela Mexicana de…

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Added by Tardigrelda on June 24, 2019 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

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 enabli…

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…

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Added by Wolf D. Geppert on February 24, 2019 at 1:33am — 1 Comment

AbSciCon session on life in high salt habitats

Abstract submissions are open for AbSciCon 2019!  You can check out the full selection of sessions here, however, I'd like to draw your attention toward the session Salty Goodness: Understanding life, biosignature…

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Added by Jeff Bowman on December 14, 2018 at 8:12am — No Comments

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Added by Apit Supriatna on October 7, 2018 at 1:07am — No Comments

Important Tips to Writing Good Dissertations

Writing a research paper is a challenging task full of challenges. The process is involving, time-consuming and requires knowledge of several skills. The following tips are, however, essential to help students deliver maximally on their project.

 Consider working in a group: forming a dissertation group may be an important approach to work on a thesis. A research project is an involving and sometimes working on it alone may be discouraging and boring. This may lead to procrastination…

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Added by Anna Roberts on August 3, 2018 at 3:06am — No Comments

Expert tips for writing the perfect paper

Teachers expect nothing less than a winning essay from their students, however, submitting an article that meets these standards is tricky. When the bar is set high, some individuals get intimidated by the instructor's expectations. Student’s who do not feel up to the task because they are running out of time can place an order with a professional writing service. The article you compose reflects on your knowledge, therefore, it is essential to have your facts…

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Added by Anna Roberts on July 24, 2018 at 1:26am — No Comments

Embracing high-tech solutions for writing problems in Assignment

As an international student pursuing your education in the UK you must ensure that you get quality of education that you are seeking for. You should, therefore, use your time wisely and focus on the obtaining and achieving your goals. At the time you might be overwhelmed by the difference of cultures and diversity in the UK but should not deter you from attaining your academic objectives. You may think that its time you explore due to the freedom you have but you will have limited time to do…

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Added by eduadvisor on June 8, 2018 at 5:00am — No Comments

Associates are Different

Amid fresher's life, every one of them faces with decent variety of assessments inside the grounds group. It isn't outsider, on the off chance that somebody idolizes pizza and abhor for soup. We should get the considering circumstance for instance. In the long run, a few understudies can be dumbfounded with the neighbors who look for "service to do my homework help online" in light of the fact that…

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Added by Richardkristi on May 31, 2018 at 8:57pm — No Comments

Ichthysaur's jaw bone has been found!

Paleontologists from Manchester University found 205-million year-old jaw bone of a prehistoric reptile belongs to 'one of the largest animals ever' (bigger than the blue whale). It's the jaw bone of giant Ichthyosaur. Now, when dinosaurs were hip-hopping on the land few of their cousins jumped into the sea and became the aquatic reptiles. Those few cousins appeared like a huge fish with limbs modified into flippers and…

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Added by Diksha Pasi on May 6, 2018 at 9:21am — No Comments

Space Biotechnology(SB): Research, Development and future perspective

Biotechnology is the applied  and multidisciplinary science. Research and development (R & D)  in the biotechnology  in  space  is  categorised under Space biotechnology. In this time,  biotechnology is categorized into many divisions but five are major. These are(PAMAI):

  1. Plant biotechnology
  2. Animal biotechnology
  3. Medical…
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Added by SIMPAL KUMAR SUMAN on April 15, 2018 at 3:52am — No Comments

SES 311 Blog 3: Artificial Intelligence

In the search for intelligent life, it is very possible for us to encounter an artificial intelligence created by a species more advanced than us. A sufficiently advanced form of AI could be indistinguishable from natural intelligence as we know it. The question of intelligence questions what we think is true of intelligent and sentient life forms. How would we distinguish between the two, and if we encounter an AI vs another species, do we accept them as a representative of their creators?…

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Added by Jason Choi on March 24, 2018 at 8:05am — 1 Comment

Searching for signs of extraterrestrial life

Lately, there has been more peer discussion about how we go about searching for life off planet earth. A few places within our solar system were identified as good targets to begin the search for life, among them: the Moon, Mars, Titan and Enceladus. We need to begin the search with patience. 

Our Moon is the closest celestial body to us. The LRO is currently taking pictures, but a new mission to establish an out post on the moon should begin. Why not get very good about getting to…

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Added by Robert J. Mitchell on March 23, 2018 at 5:04pm — No Comments

Europa, Enceladus, and Titan

Based on recent readings, especially from Christopher McKay in How to Search for Life on Other Worlds, I’ve come to believe that life only needs the right combination of three main requirements: a main solvent to host chemical reactions (ours on Earth being water), a mixture of common building-block elements (Carbon, Hydrogen, Oxygen, Phosphorus, Nitrogen, Sulfur are examples of this), and enough energy to cause chemical reactions.  In Astrobiology lecture, we have discussed life…

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Added by Derek Velzy on March 22, 2018 at 6:49pm — No Comments

Now, everyone can be part of our truly planetary project!

When you want to take care of our planet and want to commit yourself to our project (saveourplanet.info), but do not have so much money, that is no problem at all: you can donate from 1 CHF on via the crowdfunding platform.

If that would still be too much, or if you only have Paypal to use, we of course welcome your commitment equally. Now this platform does not allow Paypal, but we know a good and totally reliable guy, who runs ASPAST in Peru (those are 30.000 astrobiology fans),…

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Added by Andreas Losch on March 20, 2018 at 6:53pm — 2 Comments

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