Astrobiology

Astrobiology and Astrochemistry

Astrobiology is the study of the processes which led to the apparition of life on our planet and which may have or could enable it elsewhere. The LISA research on this topic follows two main paths: studies of the reactivity and evolution of organic matter in extraterrestrial environments and the search for molecular structures through remote sensing and in situ measurements. The LISA thus develops laboratory experiments simulating the conditions of extraterrestrial environments, participates to the designing and building up of chemical analyzers for (mostly ESA and NASA) spatial missions and participates to remote sensing campaigns.

Publications

Michael Meyer, Corien Bakermans, David Beaty, Douglas Bernard, Penelope Boston, Vincent Chevrier, Catharine Conley, Ingrid Feustel, Raina Gough, Timothy Glotchi Lindsay Hays, Karen Jungej Robert Lindberg, Michael Mellon, Michael Mischnad Clive R. Neal, Be, Francois Raulin, Nilton Rennó, John Rummel, Mitchell Schulte, Andrew Spry, Pericles Stabekis, Alian Wangr Nathan Yee

Report of the Joint Workshop on Induced Special Regions
Life Sciences in Space Research

Friday 1 November 2019
Francois Raulin, Athena Coustenis, Gerhard Kminek, Niklas Hedman

Special issue: Planetary protection: New aspects of policy and requirements
Life Sciences in Space Research

Friday 1 November 2019
Robin Isnard, Bardyn A., Nicolas Fray, Briois C., Herve Cottin, Paquette J., Stenzel O., Alexander C., Baklouti D., Engrand C., Orthous-Daunay F-R., Siljeström S., Varmuza K., and Hilchenbach M.

H/C elemental ratio of the refractory organic matter in cometary particles of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
Astronomy and Astrophysics

Friday 20 September 2019
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