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: mmn.com

VPL Headlines


11/14/2018

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


11/01/2018

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


06/25/2018

Will We Know Life When We See It? MORE>


05/30/2018

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


05/04/2018

VPL Principal Investigator Victoria Meadows Receives the Drake Award MORE>


08/12/2017

Rodrigo Luger earns his PhD! MORE>