Astrobiology (general)

European Workshop on Astrobiology, Neuchatel, Switzerland

By Keith Cowing
July 4, 2008

The European Workshop on Astrobiology will be held in Neuchatel, Switzerland, from 1 to 3 September. The event is organised by the European Astrobiology Network Association (EANA), the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Space Exploration Institute Neuchatel. In a number of sessions, the main topics of astrobiology are on the agenda, including:

  • origins of life;
  • interstellar chemistry;
  • chemical evolution;
  • early Earth and Mars;
  • ‘extremophiles’;
  • habitability;
  • biomarkers;
  • exoplanets;
  • search for life in the solar system;
  • exo/astrobiology space missions;
  • education and public outreach.

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