Scientists Use Earth to Understand Possible Life in the Universe
For an astrobiologist, going into the field doesn’t have to mean going to another planet.
There’s plenty to learn about life in the cosmos by studying what our planet has to offer. To help in this exploration, the Lewis and Clark Fund supports the field work of early career scientists. The eight awardees from last year traveled to different corners of the world, from South Africa to the Swedish Lapland. They’ve come back with data, technical know-how, and a few traveler’s tales.