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

Jean-Loup Baudino, Paul Mollière, Olivia Venot, Pascal Tremblin, Bruno Bézard, Pierre-Olivier Lagage

Toward the Analysis of JWST Exoplanet Spectra: Identifying Troublesome Model Parameters
The Astrophysical Journal

Tuesday 28 November 2017
Anais Bardyn, Donia Baklouti, Herve Cottin, Nicolas Fray, Christelle Briois, John Paquette, Oliver Stenzel, Cécile Engrand, Henning Fischer, Klaus Hornung, Robin Isnard, Yves Langevin, Harry Lehto, Léna Le Roy, Nicolas Ligier, Sihane Merouane, Paola Modica, François-Régis Orthous-Daunay, Jouni Rynö, Rita Schulz, Johan Silén, Laurent Thirkell, Kurt Varmuza, Boris Zaprudin, Jochen Kissel, Martin Hilchenbach

Carbon-rich dust in comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko measured by COSIMA/Rosetta
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

Tuesday 28 November 2017
Nicolas Fray, Anais Bardyn, Herve Cottin, D. Baklouti, C. Briois, C. Engrand, H. Fischer, K. Hornung, Robin Isnard, Y. Langevin, H. Lehto, L. Le Roy, E. M. Mellado, S. Merouane, Paola Modica, F.-R. Orthous-Daunay, J. Paquette, J. Rynö, R. Schulz, J. Silén, S. Siljeström, O. Stenzel, L. Thirkell, K. Varmuza, B. Zaprudin, J. Kissel and M. Hilchenbach

Nitrogen to carbon atomic ratio measured by COSIMA in the particles of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

Saturday 5 August 2017
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