News & Events

The VPL Team often shares exciting news and updates about our astrobiology research and education efforts as well as news from the larger astrobiology community. Similarly, we host multiple events over the course of the year ranging in size and topic. Stay connected by following our news headlines:

VPL research indicates that some planets may be sufficiently heated by the gravitational interaction with their stars that they lose their oceans. Picture Credit:

VPL Headlines


VPL Continues to Search for Life in the Great Beyond with the support of a NASA NExSS Grant MORE>


Modeled Climates and Spectra for Possible Evolved Climates for the Seven-Planet TRAPPIST-1 System MORE>


Will We Know Life When We See It? MORE>


Joining the Microscope and the Telescope in the Search for Life Beyond Earth MORE>


VPL Principal Investigator Victoria Meadows Receives the Drake Award MORE>