Exploration

  • Homes Away From Home: Map II
    NASA's Solar Exploration roadmap details both what is known about our neighborhood, and what new discoveries are hoped for in future missions. This three-part series examines the storyline behind how life came to Earth, and how we might seek to find it elsewhere.
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  • Homes Away From Home: Map I
    NASA's Solar Exploration roadmap details both what is known about our neighborhood, and what new discoveries are hoped for in future missions. This three-part series examines the storyline behind how life came to Earth, and how we might seek to find it elsewhere.
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  • Matrix
    Estimating the frequency for communicating with an extrasolar civilization is a multi-dimensional challenge. The answer, according to two scientists at the Hungarian Astronomical Association, is less like an equation, and more like a matrix.
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  • Long, Strange Trips
    A quarter century of planetary exploration has pushed the limits of what could even be imagined: comets colliding with planets, rovers driving across martian soil, and footpads resting on venusian crust so hot it could melt lead. Astrobiology Magazine relives the year-by-year timeline, and anticipates
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  • Movers and Shakers
    With the recently announced collaboration of many universities and NASA centers focusing on astrobiology's key questions, the span of inquiry ranges from the deep subsurface to the stars.
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  • Featherless Bipeds
    In the featured "Dinner with..." series, Astrobiology Magazine looks at the possibilities for computers to emulate complex human patterns. The father of artificial intelligence and Nobel Laureate, Herbert Simon, gives a short course in life.
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  • A Perfect World VII: Encore
    "Name two things you hope will be true about the world in fifty years. Tell me about an environment in which you personally thrive. Now paint a picture of your ideal world."
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  • A Perfect World VI: Fuller
    "Name two things you hope will be true about the world in fifty years. Tell me about an environment in which you personally thrive. Now paint a picture of your ideal world."
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  • A Perfect World V: Hendricks
    "Name two things you hope will be true about the world in fifty years. Tell me about an environment in which you personally thrive. Now paint a picture of your ideal world."
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  • Dinner with Orville: The Vertical Planet
    A flight around the Statue of Liberty by a lookalike Wright brothers' plane is planned for Sunday, May 25th to help mark the 100th anniversary of powered flight.
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  • Lunar Eclipse’s Totality
    The first lunar eclipse visible in some parts of the US in over three years, Thursday night's reddening of the familiar grey moon promises a memorable show.
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  • Breeding Computer Code
    When biologists and computer scientists meet, their hybrid projects have produced intriguing models for evolution. A team of Michigan State and Caltech scientists report in Nature on their method of breeding computer code to mimic some features of evolutionary theory.
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  • Chronology of a Scientific Safari
    The three modern scientific revolutions - the atomic, space, and biological ages - all share key turning points on April 16th. 2003 is the bicentennial of atomic theory.
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    Selecionadas a partir de dezenas de milhares de perguntas propostas para a Astrobiology Magazine, as melhores estão separadas em um diálogo para leitura que ajuda a guiar para as novas áreas a se explorar. Perguntas-chave continuam a centrar em algumas das mais extremas condições na
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  • Messages in a Bottle
    Selected from tens of thousands of questions posed to Astrobiology Magazine, the best ones are culled in a reader dialog that helps guide new areas to explore. Key questions continue to center on some of the most extreme conditions on earth, and the chances for
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