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Dynamical and Biological Panspermia Constraints Within Multiplanet Exosystems

Dimitri Veras leads an interdisciplinary team of astronomers and biologists in a study exploring the dynamical and biological constraints of interplanetary panspermia. This is the theory that life can hop from planet to planet via some mechanism, most likely aboard asteroids or comets.

This work was published in Astrobiology, Volume 18, Number 9

Open access link: arXiv

CEH members involved: Dimitri Veras (lead), David Armstrong, James Blake, Jose Gutiérrez-Marcos & Hendrik Schäefer

Visions of Habitability: Hendrik Schäfer

The next installment in the CEH seminar series, "Visions of Habitability", will take place on Tuesday 12th April. The speaker will be Hendrik Schäfer from the University of Warwick's School of Life Sciences; a period of discussion will follow the presentation.

CEH seminar series

The CEH is pleased to announce the launch of a new, monthly seminar series: "Visions of Habitability".

The seminar series will feature short research papers, primarily from members of the CEH (with occasional invited speakers), and will feature a significant period of time dedicated to discussion. All are welcome.

The first seminar will take place on the 8th of March, and will feature a paper by Chloe Pugh.

Tue 01 Mar 2016, 17:39 | Tags: news, Habitability, feature-01, Visions of Habitability, seminar, flares