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    NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has obtained new detailed images of the south polar region of Saturn’s moon Enceladus. The data reveal distinctive geological features and the most youthful terrain seen on the moon. These findings point to a very complex evolutionary history for Saturn’s brightest, whitest
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    Astrobiology Magazine presents its latest podcast with our host Simon Mitton. In this interview, Tim Livengood of the Universities Space Research Association and Vikki Meadows of the University of Washington in Seattle describe how the EPOXI mission developed from NASA´s Deep Impact mission. The Deep
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    Astrobiology Magazine presents a new podcast with our host Simon Mitton. In this interview, Beda Hofmann, an astrobiologist at the Natural History Museum in Bern, Switzerland, explores the links between meteorites, asteroids, and astrobiology. Europe’s proposed Marco Polo Mission would land on an asteroid, drill
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    Host Simon Mitton interviews Axel Brandenburg, an astrobiologist at the NORDITA research facility at Stockholm in Sweden. In this interview, Brandenburg considers why terrestrial life is based on molecules that have a left-handed symmetry, when their mirror images should work just as well. He considers
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    Join us for Astrobiology Magazine´s latest podcast: "Naked Astrobiology" with our host Simon Mitton, and the second part of his interview with Pascale Ehrenfreund, an astrochemist at Leiden University in the Netherlands. In this segment, Ehrenfreund discusses the chemistry of newly forming planets, how we
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    Join us for Astrobiology Magazine´s latest podcast: "Naked Astrobiology" with our host Simon Mitton. In this interview with Pascale Ehrenfreund of Leiden University in the Netherlands, she describes her studies of meteorites, comets, and the organic chemistry of space. By learning about the evolution of
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    Join us for Astrobiology Magazine’s latest podcast: “Naked Astrobiology” with our host Simon Mitton. In this broadcast Mitton interviews Frances Westall of the Centre de Biophysique Moleculaire in Orleans, France. They discuss her search for the earliest traces of life in the Earth’s most ancient
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    This is the second part of Simon Mitton´s interview with Simon Conway Morris, a paleontologist renowned for his insights into early evolution. They discuss the development of life and how manipulation of the environment eventually leads to advanced technology. As outlined in his newest book,
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    In Simon Mitton´s interview with Simon Conway Morris, a paleontologist renowned for his insights into early evolution, they discuss the role convergent evolution has played in the complexity of life. As outlined in his newest book, "Life´s Solution: Inevitable Humans in a Lonely Universe," Conway
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    Join Dr. David Grinspoon, astrobiology curator at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, as he investigates a giant impact crater. In this podcast, Grinspoon explains what the crater might indicate about the history of life on Earth and the possibility for life elsewhere in
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    Our host Simon Mitton conducts an in-depth interview with David Southwood, Director of Science for the European Space Agency. In this segment of the interview, Southwood reveals Europe’s plans for exploring the universe and expanding our knowledge of astrobiology.
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    In Part I of an in-depth interview with the Director of Science for the European Space Agency, our host Simon Mitton discusses astrobiology and its exploration frontiers.
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