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2010-12-02 13:50:00

NASA-funded astrobiology research has changed the fundamental knowledge about what comprises all known life on Earth.

2010-04-27 13:16:34

NASA will hold a news media teleconference at 1:30 pm EDT, Wednesday, April 28, to discuss the status of agency-sponsored astrobiology research, including the search for evidence of extraterrestrial life and the study of how life began on Earth.

2008-10-16 18:00:07

U.S. space agency-funded research suggests lightning and gases from volcanic eruptions could have given rise to the first life on Earth.

2008-10-02 18:00:04

To: SCIENCE EDITORS Contact: Dwayne Brown, Headquarters, Washington, +1-202-358- 1726, dwayne.c.brown@nasa.gov, Michael Mewhinney, Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., +1-650-604-3937, michael.s.mewhinney@nasa.gov, both of NASA MOFFETT FIELD, Calif., Oct.

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2006-02-21 07:35:00

For scientists eying distant planets and solar systems for signs of alien activity, Carol Cleland suggests the first order of business is to keep an open mind. It may be a mistake to try to define life based on our Earth experience.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.