Abstract

Title of Abstract
Biochemistry of Icy Solar System Moons
Session
Defining Habitability in the Universe
Author
Jane Greaves
Institution
University of St Andrews
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Summary (maximum 250 words)
Habitats for life may exist on cold minor bodies of the solar system. Example habitats include liquid water layers below icy crusts of giant-planet moons, and dwarf planet or moon surfaces with complex chemistry. I will present results from ground-based telescopes on out-gassing of molecules from Europa and Enceladus, and surface/atmosphere data for Pluto (in the run-up to the New Horizons encounter in the week after NAM!)
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Schedule

Session Time
13:30 - 15:00
Talk start
13:30
Day
Wednesday

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