S02 E09 - Mimicking A Biosignature (Guest: Dr. Svetlana Shkolyar)

Science Decoded by Justin Dingman
In this episode, Dr. Svetlana Shkolyar of the Goddard Space Flight Center joins us to discuss her recent paper on specific issues and 'cautionary tales' of biosignature research. Biosignatures, are possible signs of life, or biotic activity, on a planet. We search for them using spectroscopy, a form of light detection that separates out m  ...  See more
Sep 20 2021
Keywords
astrobiologylife in the universebiosignaturespectroscopyextraterrestrial