Engaging With Life on Earth

We use Earth biota as a Rosetta Stone for the search for life on other worlds. We include life forms that are called “extreme” on our own planet, but could be dominant on other worlds and develop observing strategies and mission concepts for future searches.

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Lisa Kaltenegger

Associate Professor, Director of the Carl Sagan Institute

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Atmospheric Spectral Signatures    Engaging With Life on Earth    Habitable Environments    Planetary Environments    Planetary System Formation and Evolution    Technological Development and Missions