from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The branch of biology that deals with the search for extraterrestrial life and the effects of extraterrestrial surroundings on living organisms. Also called astrobiology, space biology.
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- n. The branch of biology dealing with extraterrestrial lifeforms.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the branch of biology concerned with the effects of outer space on living organisms and the search for extraterrestrial life
Their existence will revolutionize the field of exobiology.
And how is this old news amongst the exobiology crowd? glycine: surely not random? trackback
Nog had remembered from horror-themed holonovels that aiming for the head and destroying the brain was the best way to deal with a zombie, but that was fiction, not in exobiology.
It was the beginning, in concept at least, of what would later be called “abiogenesis,” “exobiology,” and finally “astrobiology.”
These experiments address all the major research areas: biology, exobiology, human physiology, fluid physics, fundamental physics, technology, solar physics.
Star Dragon is steeped in cosmology, the physics of interstellar travel, exobiology, artificial intelligence, bioscience.
He knew all about human anatomy-his degree in exobiology included study of all Federation races.
He had majored in exobiology at the Academy, Thralen said casually that the Verwar were a
It is a kind of scientific good manners, in which those of us who work on say reptile evolution, or demonstrating that chimpanzees are the closest thing we have to a living long lost brother, defer questions about origins to those who actually look at ancient rocks, or investigate exobiology, or who carry out experiments in abiogenesis and so on.
It would also seem that the discovery of exobiology is inevitable.
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