Astrobiology Magazine: Latest News http://www.astrobio.net Astrobiology Magazine is a NASA-sponsored online popular science magazine. Our stories profile the latest and most exciting news across the wide and interdisciplinary field of astrobiology — the study of life in the universe. In addition to original content, Astrobiology Magazine also runs content from non-NASA sources in order to provide our readers with a broad knowledge of developments in astrobiology, and from institutions both nationally and internationally. Publication of press-releases or other out-sourced content does not signify endorsement or affiliation of any kind. http://www.astrobio.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/astro_icon.png Astrobiology Magazine: Latest News http://www.astrobio.net Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:29:14 +0000 en hourly 1 A New Biodiversity Metric http://www.astrobio.net/topic/solar-system/earth/biosphere/new-biodiversity-metric/ Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:29:14 +0000 Astrobio http://www.astrobio.net/?p=43235 DNA May Have Had Humble Beginnings As Nutrient Carrier http://www.astrobio.net/news-exclusive/dna-may-humble-beginnings-nutrient-carrier/ Mon, 01 Sep 2014 04:00:24 +0000 Adam Hadhazy http://www.astrobio.net/?p=42615 NASA’s Spitzer Telescope Witnesses Asteroid Smashup http://www.astrobio.net/topic/solar-system/meteoritescomets-and-asteroids/nasas-spitzer-telescope-witnesses-asteroid-smashup/ Sun, 31 Aug 2014 04:00:40 +0000 Astrobio http://www.astrobio.net/?p=43188 How Can We Find Tiny Particles In Exoplanet Atmospheres? http://www.astrobio.net/topic/deep-space/cosmic-evolution/can-find-tiny-particles-exoplanet-atmospheres/ Sat, 30 Aug 2014 16:00:56 +0000 Astrobio http://www.astrobio.net/?p=43182 What lit up the universe? http://www.astrobio.net/topic/deep-space/cosmic-evolution/lit-universe/ Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:17:40 +0000 Astrobio http://www.astrobio.net/?p=43177 Walking fish reveal how our ancestors evolved onto land http://www.astrobio.net/topic/origins/origin-and-evolution-of-life/walking-fish-reveal-ancestors-evolved-onto-land/ Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:00:49 +0000 Astrobio http://www.astrobio.net/?p=43166 Scientist uncovers Red Planet’s climate history in unique meteorite http://www.astrobio.net/topic/solar-system/mars/scientist-uncovers-red-planets-climate-history-unique-meteorite/ Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:00:24 +0000 Astrobio http://www.astrobio.net/?p=43157 A touching story: The ancient conversation between plants, fungi and bacteria http://www.astrobio.net/topic/origins/origin-and-evolution-of-life/touching-story-ancient-conversation-plants-fungi-bacteria/ Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:51:30 +0000 Astrobio http://www.astrobio.net/?p=43150 A Salty, Martian Meteorite Offers Clues to Habitability http://www.astrobio.net/news-exclusive/salty-martian-meteorite-offers-clues-habitability/ Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:33:53 +0000 Elizabeth Howell http://www.astrobio.net/?p=42570 Orion Rocks! Pebble-Size Particles May Jump-Start Planet Formation http://www.astrobio.net/topic/deep-space/cosmic-evolution/orion-rocks-pebble-size-particles-may-jump-start-planet-formation/ Thu, 28 Aug 2014 04:00:36 +0000 Astrobio http://www.astrobio.net/?p=42548 NASA Telescopes Uncover Early Construction of Giant Galaxy http://www.astrobio.net/topic/deep-space/cosmic-evolution/nasa-telescopes-uncover-early-construction-giant-galaxy/ Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:56:17 +0000 Astrobio http://www.astrobio.net/?p=42554 Subglacial Life in Antarctica http://www.astrobio.net/topic/origins/extreme-life/subglacial-life-antarctica/ Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:59:33 +0000 Aaron L. Gronstal http://www.astrobio.net/?p=42530 Triton: Oceans of the Outer Solar System http://www.astrobio.net/news-brief/triton-oceans-outer-solar-system/ Tue, 26 Aug 2014 04:00:38 +0000 Aaron L. Gronstal http://www.astrobio.net/?p=42487 Rosetta: Landing site search narrows http://www.astrobio.net/topic/solar-system/meteoritescomets-and-asteroids/rosetta-landing-site-search-narrows/ Tue, 26 Aug 2014 04:00:18 +0000 Astrobio http://www.astrobio.net/?p=42501 NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft Crosses Neptune Orbit En Route to Historic Pluto Encounter http://www.astrobio.net/also-in-news/nasas-new-horizons-spacecraft-crosses-neptune-orbit-en-route-historic-pluto-encounter/ Mon, 25 Aug 2014 19:30:48 +0000 Astrobio http://www.astrobio.net/?p=42495 Viruses take down massive algal blooms, with big implications for climate http://www.astrobio.net/topic/solar-system/earth/climate/viruses-take-massive-algal-blooms-big-implications-climate/ Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:00:34 +0000 Astrobio http://www.astrobio.net/?p=42471 How Titan’s Haze Help Us Understand Life’s Origins http://www.astrobio.net/news-exclusive/titans-haze-help-us-understand-lifes-origins/ Mon, 25 Aug 2014 04:00:44 +0000 Elizabeth Howell http://www.astrobio.net/?p=42477 Alternate mechanism of species formation picks up support, thanks to a South American ant http://www.astrobio.net/topic/origins/origin-and-evolution-of-life/alternate-mechanism-species-formation-picks-support-thanks-south-american-ant/ Mon, 25 Aug 2014 04:00:02 +0000 Astrobio http://www.astrobio.net/?p=42465 Electric Sparks May Alter Evolution of Lunar Soil http://www.astrobio.net/also-in-news/electric-sparks-may-alter-evolution-lunar-soil/ Sun, 24 Aug 2014 17:43:32 +0000 Astrobio http://www.astrobio.net/?p=42460 Voyager Map Details Neptune’s Strange Moon Triton http://www.astrobio.net/topic/solar-system/outer-solar-system/voyager-map-details-neptunes-strange-moon-triton/ Sat, 23 Aug 2014 04:00:16 +0000 Astrobio http://www.astrobio.net/?p=42449