Category: Astrobiology

Astrobiology

Abscicon 2015 in Chicago: Finding Habitable Worlds and Life Beyond the Solar System

What could the near future hold for detecting habitable, and eventually inhabited, extrasolar planets? That's the question we asked together with my colleagues Victoria Meadows, A. Mandell and Margaret Turnbull. To this purpose we organized a session for the Astrobiology ...

Earth and Mars: Twins or Siblings?

The intensive exploration of Mars is yielding a large amount of data about its properties and its past. However, two great enigmas are yet to be explained: what caused this planet to be different from planet Earth? Is there or ...