What Baby Stars and Meteorites Can Tell Us About Our Solar System’s Past
Rachel Smith studies the birth of stars to better understand the origins of life on Earth, and perhaps elsewhere in the universe.
The Geomicrobiologist Searching for the Origins of Life
Penn State professor and geomicrobiologist-slash-astrobiologist Jenn Macalady is answering how we and other organisms could survive on other planets, by looking deep into Earth’s history.
Stop Saying 'Humans Suck' Because of Climate Change, Says Astrobiologist
Adam Frank’s new book Light of the Stars explores how the search for intelligent alien life in the universe can help humans combat climate change on Earth.
Scientists Want to Study Exoplanet Atmospheres for Signs of Alien Life
Instead of looking at individual biosignatures, a new dynamic framework suggests that studying atmospheric seasons may be the key for detecting alien life on exoplanets.