Welcome to the website of the Astrobiology Group at the University of East Anglia.




19/09/13: A paper entitled ‘Habitable Zone Lifetimes of Exoplanets around Main Sequence Stars‘ is published in Astrobiology. Newspaper, radio and TV attention and coverage of the estimates for the Earth’s habitable lifetime has been extensive. Read more about the paper in this blog post by lead author Andrew Rushby.


16/07/13: UEA Astrobiology Group meeting scheduled for the 26th of July at 15:00 in the LGMAC Seminar Room underneath ENV reception.


15/07/13: UK-based astronomers with an interest in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) have formed a early-stage research network known as the UK SETI Research Network (UKSRN)



06/06/13: Andrew Rushby took part in the UEA Showcase Event, talking with the public in Norwich’s Forum Library about exoplanets and the astrobiological research that the UEA conducts.


01/06/13 : UEA Astrobiology launches new website.


29/05/13: Shields, A.L., Meadows, V.S., Bitz, C.M., Pierrehumbert, R.T., Joshi, M.M., Robinson, T.D. (2013)  The Effect of Host Star Spectral Energy Distribution and Ice-Albedo Feedback on the Climate of Extrasolar PlanetsAstrobiology (in press).

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