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Astrobiology: The Living Universe is the web's premiere educational resource for astrobiology, featuring in-depth information and interviews on exobiology, planetary biology, the origins of life and human spaceflight. Our site doesn't end with that however - every single page within this website is also available in an enhanced PDF printable format and we have a network of forums and interactive applets as well as a number of Flash animations. Find out more about the Living Universe >>

30/1/01: We're finally back, and we're working flat-out to update every single page within this website, and not just that but also to ensure that no page is more than one month out of date. 16 of the updated articles are now online, and soon you'll be able to know that you're reading the most comprehensive and up-to-date source of information on Astrobiology on the entire Internet. Expect further news soon...



Featured Topic: Terraformation

Does transforming an entire inhospitable planet into one on which plants, animals and humans can live and grow in the open sound like science fiction to you? Surprisingly, the process of terraformation isn't as impossible as it sounds - pictured to the right is what a terraformed Mars might look like. Find out more >>


An interview with Dr. Penny Boston

Dr. Penny Boston is one of the world's foremost microbiologists specialising in extremophiles - organisms that can survive in extreme conditions. We talked to her about how our knowledge of extremophiles on Earth might help us find life on Mars and in space. Find out more >>


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