The Perseverance rover is on track to reach the red planet in February 2021 and begin exploring a crater that held water 3.5 billion years ago.
We are planning to host the Astrobiology Australia Meeting this year ONLINE! This event will bring together researchers interested in Astrobiology from across the Australiasian and Asian regions, to develop and exchange ideas on how life in the universe could originate and persist.
How did life begin on Earth? Does life exist beyond our home planet? How do we search for it? These are the really tough questions astrobiologists want to answer by studying life as we know it. Check out the following link to know more: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=3HN_zx4JJfM&feature=youtu.be
ACA Director Martin Van Kranendonk participated as a panellist on ABC TV's Q&A program on Monday night, June 17th, for a special episode on Science.
Topics ranged from Climate Change, to ocean plastics, to the possibility of life on Mars and of its colonisation, and much, much more.
You can check out the full episode here.
ACA PhD candidate, Tara Djokic, and ACA Director, Prof Martin Van Kranendonk, star in a new feature-length IMAX film "The Earth Story", now playing in cinemas around the world, and due for release in Australia in July this year.
On Monday, June 17th, at 9:35 PM, join ACA director Martin Van Kranendonk and a panel of experts, including Prof Brian Cox and UNSW's own Dean of Sicence, Emma Johnston, for a Special Episode of the current affairs progrram Q&A, hosted by Tony Jones, on the topic of Science.
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