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2012 Annual Science Report

Reporting  |  SEP 2011 – AUG 2012

Carl Pilcher
NAI Director: Carl Pilcher
Letter from the Director: 2012 NAI Annual Report

We are very pleased to publish the NAI 2012 Annual Report covering the period September 1, 2011 to August 31, 2012. A major activity of the year was the 6th competition for new research teams. The five teams selected span a broad range of astrobiology research. They will help ensure close coupling between the NAI and NASA flight programs as well as advance the fundamental science of astrobiology. Three of the teams are closely identified with teams selected in the 4th competition, whose 5-year Cooperative Agreements expired last October, and two of the teams are entirely new to the Institute ...

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This Year At a Glance

14 Teams
172 Project Reports
855 Publications
79 Field Sites
Breakdown of Top Journal Publications
  • 18Science
  • 15PNAS
  • 22Nature