"Definitely! It makes one wonder what other ways organisms may live in this universe, what other types of senses alien live may have for perceiving its environment, and how we can use our knowledge of life here to know if/when we find alien life."
"That's a good question, Umut. There have been lots of research projects conducted already in orbit of how animals from Earth react to the microgravity environment (like how spiders spin webs in space!). However, we've still yet to send…"
Please join us if you can Thursday, November 2nd at 10:00 am US Pacific Time (5:00 pm GMT)!"Ask an Astrobiologist" is a live interview with a renowned astrobiologist! This format is interactive and allows participants to ask questions on Twitter & SAGANet! Use #askastrobio to submit your questions before the event! Questions will still be taken via SAGANet chat!We welcome to SAGANet Dr. Carl Pilcher, former director of the NASA Astrobiology Institute! Dr. Pilcher has had careers in both…See More
"Hi Suraj! No worries. I've had my hands full lately as I've been trying to wrap up my dissertation. It was just accepted by the graduate school yesterday (making it official that I have finished my PhD). We can definitely look to reading…"
"Hey all! Today will be our final meeting for chatting about Earth in Human Hands! Chapter 8 has nicely brought everything back around again. I know we've lost some of you along the way. Even if you haven't finished the book, still feel…"
Ok, no problem! I hope more people will join next time. If more people can on Wednesdays, then I could join while on the car (co-pilot) as long as I get internet on the phone (until around 17.30 pm, then blackout until 18.30 pm).
Hello. Graham E. Lau Thanks for the warm welcome. I am really hoping that something big is gonna bloom out of this platform, given that the brilliant and curious minds are going to be the regular contributors. Glad to be a part of it.