About us

The Astrobiology Society of Britain is a learned society for people interested in the relationship between life and its cosmic environment. This covers a vast diversity of topics and research methodologies, encompassing observational astronomy, theoretical astrophysics, geological expeditions and laboratory-based microbiology and prebiotic chemistry.

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The ASB is affiliated with the journal Life (ISSN 2075-1729, CiteScore: 4.0 (2019)), an international open access journal published quarterly online by MDPI. It publishes scientific studies related to fundamental themes in life sciences, especially those concerned with the origins of life and evolution of biosystems. Other areas of interest include synthetic biology and astrobiology.

Upcoming conferences

1-2 Dec 2022 Molecular Microbial Ecology Group (MMEG) meeting

13-17 March 2023 Lunar and Planetary Science Conference

4 May 2023 AbGradE

8-12 May 2023 BEACON (European Astrobiology Institute)

9-14 July 2023 Goldschmidt

27-28 Sept 2023 International Conference on Astrobiology and Planetary Science

2023 ASB 9 Details coming soon (sign up for a membership here to receive our newsletter and stay informed)

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