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Te Ao Mārama scholarship recipients attend the Astrobiology Australasia Meeting in Rotorua

Members from Te Ao Mārama attended the Astrobiology Australasia Meeting in Rotorua, New Zealand, on 25-26 June 2018. The conference addressed current topics in astrobiology, including the origin of life, Mars exploration and science communication and outreach. Te Ao Mārama provided scholarships for students from the University of Auckland, including Sian Camp, Michaela Dobson, Alannah Rickerby, Sam Elley, Jenna Li and Chanenath Sriaporn. The students presented current and past research to conference attendees.

Our place in the multiverse

22 September 2017

Calculating the odds that intelligent observers arise in parallel universes—and working out what they might see.

Scientists extend record of earliest life on land by millions of years

10 May 2017

A study of hot spring deposits in New Zealand and Australia provides new evidence that life existed in these environments millions of years earlier than previously thought.

Richard Easther on the origins of the universe

Interview with Jesse Mulligan on Radio New Zealand.

The search for alien life – here on earth

21 October 2015

The oldest rocks and most hostile landscapes on Earth are vital clues that may one day help us discover life on other planets or in other solar systems

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