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SETI news release - NOTED ASTROBIOLOGISTS TO DISCUSS DETECTION OF

Larry Klaes ( lklaes@bbn.com )
Thu, 20 May 1999 08:55:06 -0400

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>Date: Wed, 19 May 1999 14:12:16 -0700 (PDT)
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>From: John Bluck <jbluck@mail.arc.nasa.gov>
>Subject: news release - NOTED ASTROBIOLOGISTS TO DISCUSS DETECTION OF
> PLANETS, SEARCH FOR LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE
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>May 19, 1999
>Kathleen Burton
>Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA
>(Phone: 650/604-1731 or 604-9000)
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>RELEASE: 99-34
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>NOTE TO EDITORS AND NEWS DIRECTORS: News media are invited to attend a
>press briefing at the Pale Blue Dot Workshop on May 21 at 1:00 p.m. PDT at
>the Moffett Training and Conference Center, Bldg. 3, the Macon Room, NASA
>Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA. To get to Ames, take the Moffett
>Field exit from Highway 101 and drive east to the Moffett Federal Airfield
>main gate. Stop by the Visitor Badging Office to obtain visitor passes to
>gain entry.
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>NOTED ASTROBIOLOGISTS TO DISCUSS DETECTION OF PLANETS,
>SEARCH FOR LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE
>
>A team of renowned Astrobiology researchers will brief the press on Friday,
>May 21, 1999 following a three-day workshop to discuss the search for life
>in the universe, the possible location of habitable planets and the
>microbiology of life on other planets.
>
>The briefing panel will be chaired by Dr. David DesMarais, an
>astrobiologist and geochemist at Ames, who coordinates Ames' role in the
>NASA Astrobiology Institute (NAI), a multidisciplinary research consortium
>based at Ames. A workshop agenda is currently available on the
>Astrobiology Institute website:
> http://astrobiology.arc.nasa.gov
>
>A list of the briefing panel members will be available on the web on
>Thursday, May 20. Non-local media interested in taking part in the
>briefing may do so by calling 650/604-3391.
>
>The Pale Blue Dot Workshop follows this week's major policy address by NASA
>Administrator Daniel S. Goldin on Astrobiology, the search for the origin,
>evolution, distribution and destiny of life in the universe. Nobel Prize
>winner Dr. Baruch Blumberg will serve as director of NASA's Astrobiology
>Institute based at Ames.
>
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>John Bluck
>Information Systems Liaison (Public Affairs)
>NASA Ames Office of External Affairs
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