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UW Astrobiology Program

http://depts.washington.edu/astrobio/

The University of Washington's graduate certificate program enables students to obtain the interdepartmental background necessary. Focus is on Earth's extreme microbial environments.

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University of Southern California: Geobiology and Astrobiology

http://geobiology.usc.edu/

Studies the history of life on earth as well as the role the biota continue to play in shaping modern environments.

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The Astrochemistry Laboratory

http://www.astrochemistry.org/

Located in the Astrophysics Branch of the Space Sciences Division at NASA's Ames Research Center. Specializes in the study of extraterrestrial materials and their analogs.

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The Astrobiology Web

http://www.astrobiology.com/

An online guide to the origin, evolution, and distribution of life in the Universe as well as all other aspects of space exploration.

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TERC Astrobiology Curriculum

http://astrobio.terc.edu/

TERC and NASA are developing an interdisciplinary, year-long course for middle and high school students using astrobiology as its unifying, underlying structure.

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Penn State Astrobiology Research Center

http://psarc.geosc.psu.edu/

PSARC's primary mission is to conduct multidisciplinary research and education in Astrobiology as a member of the NASA Astrobiology Institute.

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Origins of Life in our Solar System

http://www.telemedical.com/Telemedical/origins.htm

A brief overview of creation of the universe and origins of life in our solar system.

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NSCORT in Origins of Life

http://www.origins.rpi.edu/

The NASA Specialized Center of Research and Training at the New York Center for Studies of the Origins of Life. A partnership with RPI and SUNY-Albany.

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NSCORT

http://www.cals.ncsu.edu/nscort/

The NASA Specialized Center of Research and Training in Gravitational Biology is a partnership with UCSD, Scripps, and Salk Institutes. It aims to advance the basic understanding of plant gravitational biology using an integrated molecular, biochemical, and physiological approach.

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Net Advance of Physics: Bioastronomy

http://www.mit.edu/afs/athena.mit.edu/user/r/e/redingtn/www/netadv/bioast.html

An experimental page part of the MIT Net Advance project. Includes research and review articles, and offline as well as online materials.

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NASA's Origins Program

http://origins.stsci.edu/

This program at JPL seeks to answer the fundamental questions about the Universe: Where do we come from? Are we alone?

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NASA Astrobiology Institute

http://nai.arc.nasa.gov/

A partnership between NASA and other research organizations to conduct and lead integrated multidisciplinary research in astrobiology, the study of life in the universe.

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Life on the Edge

http://science.nasa.gov/newhome/headlines/msad13jan99_1.htm

Science@NASA article on an experiment designed for students of all ages to investigate life in extreme environments and to learn about the possibilities for life elsewhere in the Solar System.

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Introduction to Exobiology

http://www.chem.duke.edu/~jds/cruise_chem/Exobiology/

Explores the field of exobiology from a lay perspective including a self-test. Part of the Cruising Chemistry project at Duke.

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IGPP Center for Astrobiology

http://www.astrobiology.ucla.edu/

NASA Astrobiology Institute founding member located at the UCLA Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics.

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Harvard OEB

http://www.oeb.harvard.edu/

Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology at the Museum of Comparative Zoology. Researches and teaches "biology with a global perspective."

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Cosmic Evolution

http://www.tufts.edu/as/wright_center/cosmic_evolution/

An educational site based on a textbook that follows the evolution of the Universe "from big bang to humankind." Hosted by the Wright Center at Tufts University.

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Cosmic Ancestry

http://www.panspermia.org/

The modern version of panspermia, Cosmic Ancestry treats all of evolution, not just the origin of life on Earth.

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Cosmic Ancestry

http://www.panspermia.com/

Gives examples of microbes that survive the vacuum of space. Discusses Neo-Darwinism.

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Carnegie Institution of Washington

http://astrobiology.ciw.edu/

A private, nonprofit organization engaged in basic research and advanced education in biology, astronomy, and the earth sciences. Part of the NASA Astrobiology Institute.

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Cardiff Centre for Astrobiology

http://www.astrobiology.cf.ac.uk/

The Centre aims to combine the expertise of astronomers, biochemists, and microbiologists to enable us to answer the age-old question: where did we come from?

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Australian Centre for Astrobiology

http://aca.unsw.edu.au/

Based at University of New South Wales, the centre includes astrobiologists from around Australia. The ACA is Australia's international member of the NASA Astrobiology Institute.

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