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Indian Astrobiology Research Foundation (IARF) conducts and encourages research in space sciences, in particular, astrobiology. The research goals of IARF are aligned with those determined by NASA in the Astrobiology Strategy.

World Science Day 2022

Astrobiology is the study of the origin, evolution and distribution of life in the universe. It also refers to the search for any kind of life elsewhere, as well as the search for the elusive ET.

Astrobiology deals with three fundamental questions, see below

To understand the origin of life and its evolution.
To probe for extraterrestrial life, especially intelligent life.
To understand the future of life on Earth and extraterrestrial life

Astrobiology is the most exciting field of our generation. It cuts across various academic disciplines and industry sectors and importantly it possesses the power to inspire one-and-all to ask fundamental questions about our universe and our existence.

Welcome to Astrobiology.

Notice: Sep 2022
Edmodo platform has shut down and hence the IARF Earth & Space Classroom has been moved to Google Classroom. To get the code, drop an email at outreach.iarf@gmail.com with your name & course registration number

Two possibilities exist: either we are
alone in the Universe or we are not. 
Both are equally terrifying”

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