2017 International Summer School in Astrobiology

Status Report From: NASA Astrobiology Institute
Posted: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Application Deadline: April 14, 3:00 PM PDT

Held at the summer campus of the Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo (UIMP), Palacio de la Magdalena, Santander, Spain on June 25 – 30, 2017.

The theme of this year’s International Summer School in Astrobiology is Exoplanet Habitability. With the discoveries of small planets orbiting nearby stars mounting and new characterization methods appearing, the discovery of life beyond the Solar System may occur in the near future. However, the challenges in recognizing habitable exoplanets, i.e. those with liquid water, remain significant. This school will bring together scientists interested in observational techniques that can probe terrestrial planet properties, as well as the physical processes that dictate planetary features such as planet formation, atmospheric phenomena, and geophysical effects.


Please note that the applicant’s advisor must submit a separate letter of recommendation by the same deadline at this URL:

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