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Signs of an asteroid belt around Zeta Leporis Dec 31, 2001
"Alien" species of squid discovered Dec 26, 2001
The sweet taste of-meteorites? Dec 20, 2001
Astrobiology: a big joke Dec 20, 2001
Cassini's eye waters while Odyssey eyes water Dec 16, 2001
Astrobiology in San Francisco (Dec. meeting of the AGU) Dec 8, 2001
Waterworld Mars: past and future Dec 8, 2001
Europa's red tinge due to bacteria? Dec 5, 2001
Evidence builds for an ocean on Callisto Dec 2, 2001
Hubble probes exoplanet's atmosphere Nov 27, 2001
Major extrasolar planet discovery to be announced Nov 25, 2001
Fresh doubts over Martian magnetite claims Nov 20, 2001
Do you speak klingon? Nov 20, 2001
Still-active volcanoes on Mars? Nov 14, 2001
Crater clue to Europa's ice thickness Nov 14, 2001
Pluto, Europa, and Mars probes go-ahead Nov 14, 2001
What came first? (part 2) Nov 8, 2001
What came first? Nov 3, 2001
Rumble in the Tundra: the Tunguska event revisited Oct 30, 2001
SETI's greatest nightmare: the Fermi paradox Oct 26, 2001
2001: a Mars Odyssey Oct 23, 2001
Eight new worlds Oct 16, 2001
Titan Study Group - interested scientists wanted Oct 12, 2001
Vinyl alcohol molecules found in space Oct 6, 2001
The bugs that eat the world Oct 1, 2001
The Blue Pools of Eros Sep 27, 2001
Portraits of a comet Sep 26, 2001
Deep Space encounter Sep 21, 2001
Evidence grows for recent climate change on Mars Sep 13, 2001
Hungarian claims of vegetation on Mars Sep 7, 2001
Other worldly weather: A clue to life elsewhere Aug 30, 2001
Dust to dust: Thoughts on Fred Hoyle's passing Aug 26, 2001
New Kuiper Belt object bigger than Ceres Aug 24, 2001
More conventional exoplanets starting to appear Aug 16, 2001
Genesis in space Aug 15, 2001
Other Earths-the odds just shortened Aug 11, 2001
Venus in Keflavik Aug 6, 2001
Space bugs claim met with skepticism Aug 5, 2001
Did Viking find life after all? Aug 5, 2001
The shapes of Mars Jul 15, 2001
Super Kuiper Belt object may be first of many Jul 4, 2001
Hints of planet-sized objects in globular cluster Jun 28, 2001
Polar puddles may become focus of Martian life search Jun 25, 2001
Chaotic end to the Cretaceous? Jun 27, 2001
SETI: Some brilliant ideas Jun 22, 2001
Energy for life on Europa? Jun 16, 2001
Water clues in Mars rock Jun 14, 2001
Mars: the opposition Jun 10, 2001
How common are planets? The good news and the bad Jun 6, 2001
Not that I believe in flying saucers, but ... Jun 1, 2001
How to stop a Martian invasion Jun 1, 2001
Astrobiology: a European perspective May 28, 2001
Mars loses face May 25, 2001
Galactic habitable zones and the Rare Earth controversy May 24, 2001
No hydrothermal vents in Lake Vostok May 23, 2001
Comet's death sheds light on the origin of life May 21, 2001
How to build a time machine? May 20, 2001
First European Workshop on Astrobiology May 16, 2001
Mystery force tugs on deep space probes May 15, 2001
Meteorite microbes brought back to life, scientists claim May 13, 2001
Watch as Mars Express and Rosetta take shape May 8, 2001
Life Everywhere talks/signings on west coast this week May 6, 2001
First issue of Astrobiology journal free online May 2, 2001
Pioneer 10 still alive Apr 30, 2001
Planets in Orion? The controversy grows Apr 27, 2001
New Scout-class probe for Mars reconnaissance Apr 21, 2001
Mars and Moon meteorite finds Apr 16, 2001
More water than expected in space Apr 11, 2001
2001: A Mars Odyssey under way Apr 8, 2001
Bevy of new planets announced Apr 5, 2001
ALH 84001: Does it really contain life signs? Apr 2, 2001
"Life Everywhere" on Voice of America Mar 30, 2001
2001 Mars Odyssey prepares for launch Mar 21, 2001
Panspermia entering scientific mainstream Mar 16, 2001
Linked telescopes to search for extrasolar planets Mar 16, 2001
Two major astrobiology conferences in 2002 Mar 14, 2001
Active volcanoes on Mars? Mar 13, 2001
Dinosaurs died and new life arose fast at KT boundary Mar 9, 2001
Fungus invaders from outer space Mar 8, 2001
Space probes update: Mars Odyssey, Cosmos 1, etc Mar 6, 2001
Orgeuil meteorite implicates comets in life's origins Mar 2, 2001
Chris McKay (NASA Ames) interprets new Mars life claims Mar 1, 2001
Life on Mars: skeptics remain unconvinced Feb 28, 2001
Case for biology on Mars grows Feb 27, 2001
Evidence for Martian life conclusive, say researchers Feb 26, 2001
Impact caused mass extinction in 250 million BC Feb 22, 2001
NEAR-Shoemaker mission continues Feb 22, 2001
Galaxy teeming with Earths argues astrophysicist Feb 19, 2001
A lake like Vostok on Mars? Feb 18, 2001
Uncertain communications: NEAR, Huygens, Pioneer 10 Feb 14, 2001
As NEAR as you can get Feb 13, 2001
NEAR poised to make history Feb 11, 2001
Life on Europa? Scientists meet to discuss Feb 9, 2001
The Day the Earth Moved Feb 6, 2001
2020 vision for SETI Feb 4, 2001
NEAR: The End Feb 1, 2001
Fewer comets than previously thought? Jan 31, 2001
Mars Global Surveyor finishes mapping Red Planet today Jan 31, 2001
NEAR getting nearer Jan 29, 2001
Was life jump-started with protocells from space? Jan 29, 2001
MGS overcomes glitch; Mars 2003 landing sites discussed Jan 27, 2001
Meteorite evidence for recent water on Mars Jan 24, 2001
Benzene found in interstellar space Jan 23, 2001
First dedicated all-sky optical SETI project announced Jan 22, 2001
Slow light and homemade black holes Jan 19, 2001
Wow! Nothing! Jan 17, 2001
Images of the planned Beagle 2 landing site Jan 15, 2001
Stardust probe swings by Earth on its way to Comet Wild 2 Jan 14, 2001
Crystal find hint at habitable Earth 4.4 billion years ago Jan 11, 2001
Two strange new planets Jan 10, 2001
Mars 2001 Odyssey probe arrives at launch site Jan 9, 2001
Jupiter's moon count surges to 28 Jan 8, 2001
NASA considers option for new Discovery-class mission Jan 5, 2001
The real space odyssey begins Jan 1, 2001