Astrobiology—the study of life in the Universe—investigates the wide range of multidisciplinary factors that may influence the origin and evolution of life on Earth and beyond.

This investigation demands an intense interdisciplinarity, and the Astrobiology Program at the University of Washington is creating a new community of scholars, investigators, and educators. This community is skilled in multidisciplinary methods and thinking and pushes the boundaries beyond the commonplace with intellectual vigor, creativity, and rigorous method.

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