One subject of increasing relevance is space medicine. How do human bodies react to the pressures posed by environments beyond Earth? In an era with…View More Why do you want to develop others’ interest in space medicine?
The space environment is a harsh one for the human body. An important part of humanity’s engagement with the cosmos is thus understanding the space…View More Why is it important to study space biology?
One well-established space power is India, whose space program has been active for several decades. Astrobiology, on the other hand, is an area of space…View More What are you doing to advance astrobiology in India?
As far as we know, life only exists on Earth. How, then, does one combine interests in space and biology? One option is astrobiology, the…View More Why do you study space biology?
Synthetic biology has the potential to change humanity’s relationship with Earth. This is because synthetic biology could potentially change biospheres. It could furthermore indirectly affect…View More How does synthetic biology affect sustainability?
Astrobiology is a relatively recent area of study that investigates the origin and evolution of life in the universe. Being an astrobiologist combines perspectives from…View More What’s it like working as an astrobiologist?
One of the most interesting worlds in this solar system is Titan, the largest moon of Saturn. It has a climate that in some ways…View More What do we know about Titan, Saturn’s largest moon?
Elon Musk and NASA are quarrelling about whether it is possible to terraform Mars. The debate is an old one. Terraforming (sometimes called ecopoiesis in…View More Terraforming: Stranger than Science Fiction