2013 Annual Science Report

Reporting  |  SEP 2012 – AUG 2013

Edward Goolish
NAI Acting Director: Edward Goolish
Letter from the Director: 2013 NAI Annual Science Report

Kepler, Mars Science Laboratory, MAVEN – these, and many other space missions, exemplify the integrative role that astrobiology plays in NASA’s science program. It has been my great privilege to serve as acting director of the NAI this past year, and see from this perspective the passion and energy that continue to grow within the astrobiology community. I’ve experienced this excitement in the online discussions of our Workshops Without Walls, in the presentations of our Astrobiology Postdoctoral Fellow Alumni and, perhaps most strikingly, in the enthusiasm of the Astrobiology Graduate Conference organizers. Through all of these activities, and many ... Continue reading.

This Year At a Glance

15 Teams
149 Project Reports
626 Publications
91 Field Sites
Breakdown of Top Journal Publications
  • 35Science
  • 12PNAS
  • 11Nature