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Life in the Universe: The 2nd International Astrobiology Conference

Life in the Universe: The 2nd International Astrobiology Conference will be held in Surat, Gujarat, India on July 01, 2017.

The conference is a magnificent opportunity for students, educators and public at large to learn more about space exploration and about the possibilities of life in the universe.

This first-ever-of-its-kind event in Surat will consist of lectures, Question & Answer Session and a short Panel discussion. The speakers will be from IARC, PSI | NASA and ISRO.

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Indian Astrobiology Research Centre (IARC) conducts and encourages research in Astrobiology. The research goals of IARC are aligned with those determined by NASA in the Astrobiology Strategy.

Astrobiology is the study of the origin, evolution and distribution of life in the universe. It also refers to the search for any kind of life elsewhere, as well as the search for the elusive ET.

Astrobiology deals with three fundamental questions

  • To understand the origin of life and its evolution.
  • To probe for extraterrestrial life, especially intelligent life.
  • To understand the future of life on Earth and extraterrestrial life.