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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
Added by Anna Roberts on August 3, 2018 at 3:06am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Anna Roberts on July 24, 2018 at 1:26am — No Comments
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…Continue
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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…Continue
Added by Richardkristi on May 31, 2018 at 8:57pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Diksha Pasi on May 6, 2018 at 9:21am — No Comments
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):
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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?…Continue
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…Continue
Added by Robert J. Mitchell on March 23, 2018 at 5:04pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Derek Velzy on March 22, 2018 at 6:49pm — No Comments
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),…Continue
Support a good astrobiological cause, and choose your fun & science educational rewards here!…Continue
Added by Andreas Losch on March 19, 2018 at 6:23pm — No Comments
Everyone have there own opinion about life. Some believe it was created by some supernatural powers /God. And some believe that it was not created, it was an accidental process that is still in existence.
Does all this really makes sense? We don't have proof, that how life begin on Earth? Did it really begin here or, was seeded on Earth as in the Theory of Panspermia. Maybe life began here on Earth by the…Continue
Before we discuss actual examples of unearthly life, it would be prudent to set forth a solid definition of what life actually entails. For my own worldbuilding purposes, I have composed a simple set of requirements for something to be defined as alive:
> Inertia-independent reaction to stimulus, however slight and regardless of speed.
> The independent production/collection and storage of energy within the entity in question for biological…
Added by Spyglass on February 28, 2018 at 12:14pm — No Comments
When we think of the most adaptable species, what comes to mind? Camels are able to survive without food or water for months, cockroaches are said to have survived the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in World War II, and Emperor Penguins are able to make journeys 60+ miles long with their last meal being four months earlier. All of these species are very well suited towards their particular environment, but if one were to put a camel in Antarctica, or an emperor penguin in the Gobi…Continue
There have been many arguments to determine which function of life came first. The ability to use energy or the ability to record and transfer genetic information. To me it seems very contradictory to discern which one of them came first because it appears that life as we know it could not have existed without both simultaneously working.
There is no logical purpose for the efficient use of energy to exist if there was no way to transfer that information onto the next…Continue
Added by Jason Choi on February 5, 2018 at 2:39pm — No Comments
For at least the last few meetings we have discussed the idea of LUCA. A name for the evidence that suggests that all life, bacterial, archaeal, and eucaryal, all formed from a common organism. Woese suggests that LUCA, or the root of the universal phylogenetic tree, could not have equivalent metabolically to "modern cells." In his paper, Woese seems to dismiss the idea of a metabolism-first world instead providing evidence for horizontal gene transfer (HGT) in an RNA-first…Continue
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