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Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'
Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'
Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'
Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'
Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'
Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'
Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'
Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'
Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'
Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'
Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'
Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'
Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'
Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'
Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'
Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'
Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'
Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'
Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'
Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'
Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'
Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'
Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'
Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'
Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'
Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'
Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'
Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'
Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'
Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'
Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'
Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'
Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'
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Dr Lewis Dartnell: 'Astrobiology – The hunt for alien life'

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  • 1. AstrobiologyThe search for alien lifeDr. Lewis DartnellUniversity of Leicester@lewis_dartnell
  • 2. Subsurface cosmic ionisingradiation environment ofMars„Martian Death Rays‟or
  • 3. What is astrobiology?
  • 4. What is astrobiology?“ The quest to understand the origin,evolution, distribution and future of life inthe Universe ”
  • 5. What is ‘life‟ ?
  • 6. What is life?A self-sustaining system able to process information andextract energy from the environment to maintain its owncomplexity and replicate.
  • 7. Complexity of life
  • 8. Extremophiles
  • 9. Thermophiles & Acidophiles
  • 10. Psychrophiles
  • 11. Methane worm
  • 12. Envelope of life
  • 13. Envelope of life
  • 14. A Tour of the Solar System
  • 15. Mars
  • 16. ExoMars
  • 17. Jupiter system
  • 18. Galilean satellites
  • 19. Europa
  • 20. Saturn system
  • 21. Titan
  • 22. A Hidden World
  • 23. Our local galaxy
  • 24. Alien solar systems
  • 25. Kepler
  • 26. Kepler’sview
  • 27. A Second Earth
  • 28. Hubble Deep Field
  • 29. … questions ?@lewis_dartnell
  • 30. What do you think? What do you think will change if we do discoverlife on Mars…? What about intelligent life …? Should we ever send humans to Mars, with the risk ofcontaminating the planet…? If we do find bacteria on Mars, should we bring them toEarth …? What’s the point of spending money on space exploration?

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