Astrobiology News 15 December 2006

  • Rotation and Color Properties of the Nucleus of Comet 2P/Encke, arXiv.org
  • Production of H3+ via photodissociation of organic molecules in interstellar clouds, arXiv.org
  • France to Launch First Exoplanet Hunter, Science
  • Look into the Seeds of Time, Science
  • Comet 81P/Wild 2 Under a Microscope, Science
  • NASA Returns Rocks from a Comet, Science
  • Whence Comets?, Science
  • Organics Captured from Comet 81P/Wild 2 by the Stardust Spacecraft, Science
  • Impact Features on Stardust: Implications for Comet 81P/Wild 2 Dust, Science
  • Isotopic Compositions of Cometary Matter Returned by Stardust, Science
  • Infrared Spectroscopy of Comet 81P/Wild 2 Samples Returned by Stardust, Science
  • Elemental Compositions of Comet 81P/Wild 2 Samples Collected by Stardust, Science
  • Mineralogy and Petrology of Comet 81P/Wild 2 Nucleus Samples, Science
  • Looking towards the detection of exoearths with SuperWASP, International Journal of Astrobiology
  • Persistent hazardous environments around stars older than the Sun, International Journal of Astrobiology
  • The astrobiological case for renewed robotic and human exploration of the Moon, International Journal of Astrobiology
  • On the possibility of terrestrial planet formation in hot-Jupiter systems, International Journal of Astrobiology
  • WatSen: searching for clues for water (and life) on Mars, International Journal of Astrobiology
  • The ExoMars rover and Pasteur payload Phase A study: an approach to experimental astrobiology, International Journal of Astrobiology
  • W(h)ither the Drake equation?, International Journal of Astrobiology
  • Which exoplanetary systems could harbour habitable planets?, International Journal of Astrobiology
  • Oceanic hypervelocity impact events: a viable mechanism for successful panspermia?, International Journal of Astrobiology
  • Context for the ESA ExoMars rover: the Panoramic Camera (PanCam) instrument, International Journal of Astrobiology
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