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as·tro·bi·ol·o·gy

(as'trō-bī-ol'ŏ-jē),
The discipline concerned with all aspects of human and terrestrial biology as affected by extraterrestrial travel, and any and all aspects of extraterrestrial biologic systems.
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astrobiology

(as″trō-bī-ol′ŏ-jē) [ astro- + biology]
Study of extraterrestrial life.
astrobiologic (-bī-ŏ-loj′ik), adjectiveastrobiologist (-bī-ol′ŏ-jist)
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This volume contains papers from the 9th International Bioastronomy Conference in 2007, was organized around four broad themes: the origin of prebiotic material in space and delivery to the Earth; investigation of habitable worlds in the solar system and the building blocks of life; the origin of early life and its co-evolution with the environment; and extrasolar planets and biosignatures.
In July, at the 5th International Conference on Bioastronomy in Capri, Italy, Tarter reported on the most recently completed phase of Project Phoenix.
This discovery, which I fully expect to witness before the year 2000, will profoundly change the world." In July 1996, at the fifth international bioastronomy conference in Capri, Italy, he confessed: "Maybe I was a little bit too optimistic.