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Our Research Focus

Life Tile

Co-Evolution of
Life and Planet

What physical conditions does life require to start and to flourish, and where are the settings to find such conditions?

Atmosphere Tile

Planets and Atmospheres

How does life begin and evolve through its interaction with atmospheric, surface, and subsurface nutrient pathways?

Galactic Tile

The Galactic Environment

What regions of the Milky Way galaxy are most habitable for complex life?

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Friday, February 16, 2024 12:15pm – 4:15pm

Research Retreat

Workshop: 12:15 — 4:15 p.m.
Happy hour: 4:15 — 5:30 p.m.

We invite members and friends of the Center for Planetary Systems Habitability to join our 2024 research retreat!

Location: AT&T Hotel & Conference Center

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Monday, November 24, 2023 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Searching for Mars’ missing carbonates

Eva L. Scheller

Heising-Simons Postdoctoral Fellow

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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