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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
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.