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Origins2011: fossils from Mars – avoiding the ‘awkward issue’

Fossils from Mars – are astrobiologists avoiding the ‘awkward issue’ ? Science writer and editor at the Washington Post, Marc Kaufman placed the institutionalising and expansion of modern astrobiology as starting with NASA’s 1996 announcement of evidence for life from the … Continue reading

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Last century astrobiology from ‘instant expert’ Caleb Sharf

Astrobiology “Instant Expert” sneers at panspermia What to make of Caleb Sharf, head of an Astrobiology Centre in New York, brought in by New Scientist as an “instant expert” (New Scientist, 7 May 2011)? He seems ‘expert’ only in the … Continue reading

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