Finding extra-terrestrial life on Mars would be celebrated as one of the most important events of the last decades. It would also mean that we are probably doomed.
Astronomers are probing distant galaxies for any signs of life, whatever form it may take.
Scientists have found new chemistry that could hint at the origins of Life on Earth, and in turn, our ancestry.
The Moon may provide insights into the organic evolution of the early solar system
This article is taken from the Winter 2011 issue of I, Science. Jennifer Whyntie talks to astrobiologist Lewis Dartnell about what got him started, Conan the Bacterium, skywhales, and how he balances science outreach with his research. Lewis Dartnell is a research fellow at UCL’s Institute of Origins, having done a PhD in astrobiology and […]