Seeking a Space Biology Scientist on Detail to the NASA Team
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by Keith Cowing
6M ago
NASA's Biological and Physical Sciences (BPS) Division of the Science Mission Directorate will soon solicit applications for a highly motivated individual to provide scientific leadership in pioneering scientific discovery and enabling exploration in its Space Biology program, which focuses on the development of research to understand the effects of the spaceflight environment on biological systems ..read more
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MISSE Flight Facility On The International Space Station Tests Organisms, Materials in Space
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by Keith Cowing
6M ago
Space may look empty, but it contains extreme temperatures, high levels of background radiation, micrometeoroids, and the unfiltered glare of the Sun ..read more
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New Research On The Emergence Of The First Complex Cells Challenges Orthodoxy
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by Keith Cowing
6M ago
In the beginning, there was boredom. Following the emergence of cellular life on Earth, some 3.5 billion years ago, simple cells lacking a nucleus and other detailed internal structure dominated the planet ..read more
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Ancient Source Of Oxygen For Life Hidden Deep In The Earth's Crust
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by Keith Cowing
6M ago
Scientists at Newcastle University have uncovered a source of oxygen that may have influenced the evolution of life before the advent of photosynthesis ..read more
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Astrochemical Model to Study the Abundances of Branched Carbon-chain Molecules in a Hot Molecular Core with Realistic Binding Energies
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by Keith Cowing
6M ago
Straight-chain (normal-propyl cyanide, n - C3H7CN) and branched-chain (iso-propyl cyanide, i - C3H7CN) alkyl cyanides are recently identified in the massive star-forming regions (Sgr B2(N) and Orion ..read more
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Spectropolarimetry Of Life: Airborne Measurements From A Hot Air Balloon
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by Keith Cowing
6M ago
Does life exist outside our Solar System? A first step towards searching for life outside our Solar System is detecting life on Earth by using remote sensing applications ..read more
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Drift Rates Of Narrow-band Signals In Long-term SETI Observations for Exoplanets
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by Keith Cowing
6M ago
The Doppler shift of a radio signal is caused by the relative motion between the transmitter and receiver. The change in frequency of the signal over time is called drift rate ..read more
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The Effects Of Local Stellar Radiation And Dust Depletion On Non-equilibrium Interstellar Chemistry
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by Keith Cowing
6M ago
Interstellar chemistry is important for galaxy formation, as it determines the rate at which gas can cool, and enables us to make predictions for observable spectroscopic lines from ions and molecules ..read more
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Sensitive Multi-beam Targeted SETI Observations Towards 33 Exoplanet Systems With FAST
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by Keith Cowing
6M ago
As a major approach to looking for life beyond the Earth, the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) is committed to detecting technosignatures such as engineered radio signals that are indicative of technologically capable life ..read more
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MIRECLE: Science Yield for a Mid-IR Explorer-Class Mission To Study Non-Transiting Rocky Planets Orbiting The Nearest M-Stars Using Planetary Infrared Excess
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by Keith Cowing
6M ago
Recent investigations have demonstrated the potential for utilizing a new observational and data analysis technique for studying the atmospheres of non-transiting exoplanets with combined light that relies on acquiring simultaneous, broad-wavelength spectra and resolving planetary infrared emission from the stellar spectrum through simultaneous fitting of the stellar and planetary spectral signatures ..read more
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