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Astrobiology asks: Where do we come from? Are we alone? Where are we going?

This course gives an overview of the excitement of astrobiology and space exploration, from the origin of our own biofriendly universe to questions of the future of mankind both on Earth and beyond.

Astrobiology and Space Exploration (Winter 2008) Stanford

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Astrobiology asks: Where do we come from? Are we alone? Where are we going?

This course gives an overview of the excitement of astrobiology and space exploration, from the origin of our own biofriendly universe to questions of the future of mankind both on Earth and beyond.

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    1. Astrobiology and Space Exploration: The Big Bang, Our Universe, and All That Jazz (January 8, 2008)

    1. Astrobiology and Space Exploration: The Big Bang, Our Universe, and All That Jazz (January 8, 2008)

    Introductory meeting of Professor Lynn Rothschild's Astrobiology and Space Exploration course. (January 8, 2008)

    • 1 hr 16 min
    2. Stellar Evolution and Habitable Planets (January 10, 2008)

    2. Stellar Evolution and Habitable Planets (January 10, 2008)

    Second meeting of Professor Lynn Rothschild's Astrobiology and Space Exploration course. (January 10, 2008)

    • 59 min
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    3. From Interstellar Molecules to Astrobiology (January 15, 2008)

    3. From Interstellar Molecules to Astrobiology (January 15, 2008)

    Third meeting of Professor Lynn Rothschild's Astrobiology and Space Exploration course. (January 15, 2008)

    • 1 hr 19 min
    4. From Non-Living to Living Matter (January 17, 2008)

    4. From Non-Living to Living Matter (January 17, 2008)

    Fourth meeting of Professor Lynn Rothschild's Astrobiology and Space Exploration course. (January 17, 2008)

    • 1 hr 25 min
    5. Evolution of Life from Microbial to Multicellular (January 22, 2008)

    5. Evolution of Life from Microbial to Multicellular (January 22, 2008)

    Fifth meeting of Professor Lynn Rothschild's Astrobiology and Space Exploration course. (January 22, 2008)

    • 1 hr 26 min
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    6. Pushing the Envelope for Life; Environments for Life in the Universe (January 24, 2008)

    6. Pushing the Envelope for Life; Environments for Life in the Universe (January 24, 2008)

    Sixth meeting of Professor Lynn Rothschild's Astrobiology and Space Exploration course. (January 24, 2008)

    • 1 hr 31 min

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