Welcome! This is a fairly informal group created as a safe place to post/discuss topics in astrobiology that may have a gender component. Note, this group is meant to be inclusive, you don’t have to be a woman to support women in astrobiology or care about issues like work-life satisfaction. For the moment I am mostly cross-posting professional development opportunities that come up on the Women in Planetary Science…See More
Join us on Monday November 24 at 11:00am US Pacific time (GMT-8) for a LIVE event with Astrobiologist and Deep Sea Oceanographer Dr. John Baross!Dr. John Baross is one of the greats in Astrobiology. He was among the first microbiologists to sample Mt. St. Helens after it erupted in 1980, and one of the first to study microbes in deep-sea hydrothermal vents after they were discovered in 1977. He is one of the founding members of the University of Washington Astrobiology program. John has…See More
Alexis Templeton is the Principal Investigator of the Rock-Powered Life team with the NASA Astrobiology Institute (NAI). She is a geomicrobiologist with expertise in microbe/mineral interactions, biomineralization, chemical imaging, spectroscopy, and isotope geochemistry.
Our next episode of Ask an Astrobiologist features an interview with Dr. Templeton and Dr. Sanjoy Som. Watch live on SAGANLive and remember to share your questions to Twitter with #AskAstrobio.
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