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  1. NAI Science Highlights


    A New Mineral that May be Abundant on Titan

    Global Geomorphologic Map of Titan

    Water and Hydrocarbon Interactions on Titan

    Accreted Organics Contribute Significantly to Titan’s Atmosphere

    Interstellar Objects and DSHARP Point Towards 100 Billion Hidden Planets

    Molecular Cousins Discovered on Titan

    Clues to Evolution From Simple Proteins

    Inferring Europa’s Ocean Composition from its Surface Chemistry

    Ramparts Discovered Around Titan Lakes

    Family Science Nights: Exploring Life on Other Planets

    Measuring Titan’s Methane from Earth

    Predicting a Restricted Habitable Zone for Complex Life

    The Case of the Over-tilting Exoplanets

    Life Beyond Earth. How Do We Find It?

    Enceladus on Earth? Life Strategies in Serpentinites

    Carbon Monoxide May Not Rule Out the Presence of Life

    Evolution of Multicellularity in Response to Predation

    Gradients Drive Prebiotic Chemistry in Vents

    Guiding Life Detection Through Discovery of HyperdiverseHydrothermal Communities

    NASA Choctaw & Chickasaw Nation STEM Camps

    Citizen Science Exploring the Microbial Hot Spring in Your Basement

    Microtubules in Subsurface Basalts: Biological Origin or Not?


    Pale Orange Dots: Organic Haze as a Biosignature on Other Earths

    Abiotic Formation of the Sugar of DNA

    Mars Research in the Chilean High Andes

    The 2018 Josep Comas i Sola International Summer School in Astrobiology

    Early Evolution of Purple Retinal Pigments: Implications for Exoplanet Biosignatures

    Geoelectrodes and Fuel Cells for Simulating Hydrothermal Vent Environments

    Laughing Gas Could Have Helped Warm Early Earth *

    AbGradCon 2018

    Early Career Astrobiologists Explore Ancient Life

    Rethinking Long-Term Controls on Planetary Climate *

    Oman Drilling Project: An Ancient Seabed Holds Secrets in the Search for Life on Other Planets

    Tracking the Rise of Eukaryotes with Zinc Isotopes

    Detecting Kerogen as a Biosignature Using the Mars 2020 SHERLOC Instrument

    Reassessing Exoplanet Meteorology from the Thermal Phase Variations

    Atmospheric Seasonality as an Exoplanet Biosignature *

    Reactive Oxygen Species: Radical Factors in the Evolution of Animal Life

    A New ‘Atmospheric Disequilibrium’ Could Help Detect Life on Other Planets

    Mars: How Warm for How Long?

    A Virus-Bacteria Coevolutionary ‘Arms Race’ Solves the Diversity Paradox

    Tidal Friction Heating Enceladus for Billion Years


    Thresholds of Catastrophe in the Earth System

    False Negatives in Remote Life Detection: Lessons from Early Earth

    Astrobiology at Chicago’s Field Museum

    Mission: Find Life!

    Early Life on Earth Dates Back 3.77 Billion Years

    Earth’s Oldest Fossils Show Life Evolved Early, Far and Fast

    Thermal Habitability of the Earth’s Seafloor

    Mongolian Microfossils Point to the Rise of Animals on Earth *

    Cold Stars, Warm Exoplanets, and Methane Blankets

    Phosphorus: The Key to Life on Earth as We Know It?


    How Friendly is Enceladus’ Ocean to Life? *

    Methane Muted: How Did Early Earth Stay Warm?

    Nitrogen in Ancient Mud: A Biosignature?

    Chiral Molecule Detected in Interstellar Space

    Rise in Earths Oxygen Timed to the Rise of Animals

    *Accepted by NASA SMD

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