Edition: Global Global Select Region
Email: Passwd: or sign up free
One News Page
One News Page > Science > NASA to make announcement on astrobiology finding
Open news article

NASA to make announcement on astrobiology finding

One News Page Staff
Thursday, 2 December 2010

NASA to make announcement on astrobiology findingby

NASA has scheduled a news conference for Thursday (2pm EST, 7pm GMT) to "discuss an astrobiology finding that will impact the search for evidence of extraterrestrial life". Further details on the subject of the news conference have been embargoed. The vague nature of the announcement, its subject surrounding extraterrestrial life and also the list of conference participants has led to the NASA announcement creating a wave of excitement amongst bloggers across the internet.

The NASA announcement lists the news conference participants as follows:

- Mary Voytek, director, Astrobiology Program, NASA Headquarters, Washington
- Felisa Wolfe-Simon, NASA astrobiology research fellow, U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, Calif.
- Pamela Conrad, astrobiologist, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md.
- Steven Benner, distinguished fellow, Foundation for Applied Molecular Evolution, Gainesville, Fla.
- James Elser, professor, Arizona State University, Tempe

It defines Astrobiology ss the study of the origin, evolution, distribution and future of life in the universe.

Science bloggers are awaiting the NASA news conference in excitement, speculating that it may be related to a discovery on Mars or one of Saturn's moons, Titan or Rhea.

NASA will broadcast the news conference live on NASA Television and on its website.

To view the NASA news conference live, follow this link to view streaming NASA TV online after 2pm EST / 5pm GMT.
0
shares
Share on FacebookShare on Twitter Comment
 
Source: Agence France-Presse - on December 2, 2010

News video: NASA discovery changes how science views 'life'

NASA discovery changes how science views 'life'

NASA's announcement on Thursday of radical new bacteria that survive by incorporating arsenic instead of phosphorus into its DNA has shifted what scientists consider necessary for life to exist.Duration: 00:49

You Might Like


Other recent news in Science

Is is the end of the road for the iPad? APPLE announces record profits and iPhone sales - but tablets sales fall 16%With iPhone sales in INDIA doubling, will Apple look at retail for an even bigger push?
FACEBOOK boasts a billion mobile usersCHINA pork firm scales down IPO in volatile market
Russia to Keep Working With Astronauts From US, Europe, JAPANApple to increase share buyback and split stock as iPhone SALES soar
India becomes largest market for WhatsApp with 48mn monthly ACTIVE USERSRussia orders military drills as UKRAINE moves on separatists
Opera Coast web browser now available for IPHONESonar imaging finds 19th century shipwreck in SAN FRANCISCO Bay

Twitter


Comments

comments powered by Disqus

•More original news reports from One News Page
Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2014 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.  |  About us  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Privacy Policy  |  Content Accreditation
One News Page - Top Headlines RSS Feed RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  Advertise  |  Help  |  Contact us  |  DMCA / Content Removal
How are we doing? Send us your feedback  |  One News Page on Facebook LIKE us on Facebook  One News Page on Twitter FOLLOW us on Twitter  One News Page on Google+ FIND us on Google+



Bullet: One News Page official news app for iPhone Bullet: Our news app for iPhone
-