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Welcome to AbSciCon 2008

The 5th Astrobiology Science Conference
April 14 - 17, 2008

Santa Clara Convention Center Santa Clara, California, USA - Hosted by the SETI Institute

Astrobiology is the study of the origins, evolution, distribution and future of life in the universe. AbSciCon 2008 will convene the global community of scholars engaged in this interdisciplinary effort.  Interested scientists and educators are invited to participate.

The meeting will combine plenary events with focused topical sessions that broadly relate to the major scientific themes:

The Astrophysical and Planetary Context for Life
The Origin and Evolution of Life
The Search for Life in our Solar System and Beyond

We encourage you to bookmark this website as your primary source for the latest AbSciCon 2008 information.