ASB in the media

Louisa Preston on The Sky at Night episode ‘The Hunt for ET’

Posted by on Dec 8, 2014 in ASB in the media, News | 0 comments

Louisa Preston on The Sky at Night episode ‘The Hunt for ET’

Astrobiologist (and ASB Treasurer) Dr Louisa Preston recently appeared as a guest on the BBC’s Sky at Night September episode ‘The Hunt for ET’ alongside Dr Adam Rutherford. She spoke about the search for biosignatures in the atmospheres of exoplanets and how we might be able to detect intelligent life on distant worlds. You can watch the section of the show featuring Louisa on the BBC website. Other recent appearances from Louisa include a Lost Lecture on the subject of Life on Mars and a TED-Ed lesson on extremophiles and...

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New articles from Dr Jonti Horner

Posted by on Sep 16, 2014 in ASB in the media | 0 comments

ASB Committee member Dr Jonti Horner, an astronomer and astrobiologist based at the University of Southern Queensland in Australia, has written several articles for the news and analysis website The Conversation. Here are some of the most recent: From dust clouds to wobbly orbits for new planets, A night’s tale: will a new meteor shower light up northern skies?, Bright Saturn will blink out across Australia – for an hour, anyway, A different spin – exoplanet’s ‘day’ is measured for the first time. You can find the full list of Jonti’s articles for The Conversation here. You can also...

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