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Mason, N.; Capova, K. A.; Laine, P.; Losiak, A.; Martins, Z.; Noack, L. and Smith, K. (2018). Science and Research. In: Capova, Klara Anna; Persson, Erik; Milligan, Tony and Dunér, David eds. Astrobiology and Society in Europe Today. SpringerBriefs in Astronomy. Springer, pp. 41–46.

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Astrobiology is one of the new multidisciplinary research fields of the 21st Century requiring collaborations across the physical sciences—astronomers, chemists, geologists, physicists—as well as people from the biosciences and, as discussed in this chapter, the humanities and social sciences. Astrobiology has a along and distinguished history in Europe though only in last decade has it develop its identity as a robust and independent field, one that will be further developed by new structures, such as the European Astrobiology Institute. This chapter looks at how astrobiology will develop in Europe and provide new career paths for next generation of researchers.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2018 The Authors, under exclusive license to Springer International Publishing AG
ISBN: 3-319-96264-7, 978-3-319-96264-1
ISSN: 2191-9100
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Physical Sciences
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Item ID: 59713
Depositing User: ORO Import
Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2019 10:26
Last Modified: 10 May 2019 11:30
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