(not in technical use) exobiology.
- as·tro·bi·o·log·i·cal [as-troh-bi-uh-loj-i-kuhl], /ˌæs troʊˌbɪ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjective
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How to use astrobiology in a sentence
Unlike many proposals in the unavoidably speculative field of astrobiology, the Hycean hypothesis can be directly tested, and soon.‘Hycean’ exoplanets could be home to the alien life we’ve been searching for | Charlie Wood | August 26, 2021 | Popular-Science
Though claims about the possible discovery didn’t pan out, the news helped to spotlight the planet as an overlooked astrobiology target.These scientists spent decades pushing NASA to go back to Venus. Now they’re on a hot streak. | Corinne Iozzio | June 29, 2021 | Popular-Science
At a time when astrobiology is obsessed with ocean worlds, the study puts the focus back on places like Mars that haven’t been submerged in global waters.How lightning strikes could explain the origin of life—on Earth and elsewhere | Neel Patel | March 17, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
The designing and building of the current version of SHERLOC began in 2012, but Beegle traces the instrument’s origins back to a 1996 discovery that shook the nascent field of astrobiology.Was there ever life on Mars? Perseverance’s SHERLOC laser sniffs for microscopic clues | Charlie Wood | March 11, 2021 | Popular-Science
In the years that followed, Cleland developed a philosophical argument for what the science of astrobiology should look like.What Is Life? Its Vast Diversity Defies Easy Definition. | Carl Zimmer | March 9, 2021 | Quanta Magazine
The findings have been published in the journal astrobiology.‘Oldest Signs of Life on Earth’ Found in Australia | The Telegraph | November 13, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for astrobiology
the branch of biology that investigates the possibility of life elsewhere in the universe
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Scientific definitions for astrobiology
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