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Philosophical Perspectives on Origins of Life Research

1 June 2023

A Day Workshop at the University of Cambridge b etween the Leverhulme Centre for Life in the Universe, University of Cambridge and the Exploring Uncertainty and Risk in Contemporary Astrobiology (EURiCA) Project, University of Durham Tuesday 13 June 2023 Faculty of Divinity, West Road Workshop Programme The two longer...

Humanity’s quest to discover the origins of life in the universe

6 March 2023

For thousands of years, humanity and science have contemplated the origins of life in the Universe. While today’s scientists are well-equipped with innovative technologies, humanity has a long way to go before we fully understand the fundamental aspects of what life is and how it forms. “We are living in an extraordinary...

Astronomers use ‘little hurricanes’ to weigh and date planets around young stars

9 January 2023

Little ‘hurricanes’ that form in the discs of gas and dust around young stars can be used to study certain aspects of planet formation, even for smaller planets which orbit their star at large distances and are out of reach for most telescopes. Researchers from the University of Cambridge and the Institute for Advanced...

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