Searching for Life in the Great Beyond

The College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Washington covered a story on Searching for Life in the Great Beyond. In the interview, Professor Victoria Meadows highlights how team members are working towards answering the question of: “Are We Alone?” At VPL we use simulators with different capabilities to figure out what instrument would work best to make the sort of observations we want to make. We share this information with NASA, because NASA wants to know how it can use its assets to best search for life in the Universe.” The Virtual Planetary Laboratory is so instrumental in identifying the needs of future space technology that NASA recently awarded it a grant totaling $11 million over the next five years.

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