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

7 – 8 Sept 2023 ASB 9, 20 years of the ASB (sign up for a membership here to stay informed)

18th Sept AbGradE workshop (proceeding EANA 2023 conference)

19 – 22 Sept 2023 EANA 2023

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

24-26 Oct 2023 Workshop on the Origins and Habitability of the Galilean Moons

5-10 May 2024 AbSciCon24

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