- Sep 3, 2013In this interview, MIT scientist Sara Seager explains how a revised Drake equation could help people think about the odds of finding signs of life on a distant planet in the next decade.
- Aug 8, 2013HI-SEAS Commander Angelo Vermeulen talks about the lessons learned during the 120-day simulation of a human settlement on Mars.
- Jul 25, 2013What is life? In this interview, Gerry Joyce of the Scripps Research Institute reveals why it’s been so hard for scientists to come up with a definition that encompasses the multiple dimensions of life as we know it.
- Jun 24, 2013In this interview, Dr. David Grinspoon discusses the implications of the Anthropocene -- a timescale defined by humanity as a geological force shaping the global landscape and evolution of our planet.
- Mar 21, 2013Billions of years ago, the site on Mars where Curiosity analyzed its first rock sample had the conditions necessary to support life on Mars. John Grotzinger, project scientist for the mission, spoke with Astrobiology Magazine about the mission and the new results.
- Jan 28, 2013Richard Leveille of the Canadian Space Agency is one of the scientists working on Curiosity's Chemistry & Camera (ChemCam) instrument. ChemCam’s laser will target selected rocks, creating an ionized, glowing plasma that will be used to analyze their composition.
- Dec 6, 2012Molecular biologist and complexity theorist, Stuart Kauffman, discusses his role in research taking place as part of the Origin of Life-CERN collaborative project. In February 2013, CERN is set to host private talks concerning the potential for origin of life research at the organization.
- Nov 12, 2012In this interview, Hans Amundsen explains what rocks from the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard have in common with a famous Mars meteorite.