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2015

  1. Many Worlds: Chronicles of the Search for Life Beyond Earth

    NExSS is pleased to announce the launch of a new blog chronicling the search for evidence of life beyond Earth written by author/journalist Marc Kaufman.  "Many Worlds" is a blog written for everyone interested in the burgeoning field of exoplanet detection and research, from the general...

  2. NExSS Statement on Sexual Harassment

    NASA's Nexus for Exoplanet Systems Science (NExSS) does not tolerate sexual harassment, and nor should any organization seriously committed to workplace equality, diversity and inclusion. Science is for everyone and any behavior that demeans or discourages people from fully participating is...

  3. NASA's Exoplanet Nexus — Part 1: A History in Climate Studies

    by Aaron L. Gronstal, Astrobiology Magazine — April 2015 Every time a new exoplanet is spotted orbiting a distant star, there's one question in the back of our minds: "Could it have life?" With each new exoplanet discovery, astronomers are getting closer and closer to finding Earth-like...

  4. Recapping the 2nd Workshop on Extreme Precision Radial Velocity

    by Debra Fischer The 2nd Workshop on Extreme Precision Radial Velocity was held at Yale University July 5 - 8 with more than 150 attendees, including industry partners. The plenary sessions for this meeting were recorded and are available online here. The first day of the meeting focused on...

  5. NASA’s NExSS Coalition to Lead Search for Life on Distant Worlds

    April 21, 2015 NASA is bringing together experts spanning a variety of scientific fields for an unprecedented initiative dedicated to the search for life on planets outside our solar system.   The Nexus for Exoplanet System Science, or “NExSS”, hopes to better understand the various...

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