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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.

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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The interactions create the right molecules but in the wrong place, says Cornell University astrobiologist Ramses Ramirez.
The Copernican principle--the idea that there is nothing special about our location in the Universe--may be needing an update, claims the author of this overview of the current state of astrobiology and its intersection with cosmology and philosophy, himself an astrobiologist at Columbia University.
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