• Pale Blue Dot III: An Astrobiological Field Report
    In this essay, David Grinspoon provides an overview of the "Pale Blue Dot III" workshop recently held in Chicago. While the overall scientific theme of the workshop was finding habitable Earthlike planets around other stars, communicating that science to the general public was also
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  • Meeting Venus
    David Grinspoon, astrobiology curator at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science and author of the book, "Venus Revealed," recently attended the 2006 Chapman conference, "Exploring Venus as a Terrestrial Planet." In this essay, he provides an overview of the conference, examines Venus controversies,
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  • Lonely Planets: Welcome Earthlings
    Planetary scientist, Dr. David Grinspoon, discusses his new book, 'Lonely Planets: The Natural Philosophy of Alien Life', in this multi-part interview on topics ranging from which planets are best for harboring life to speculative topics about levels of advancement a civilization must pass through to
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