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Stockholm university astrobiology centre

Like all the big issues in science, the question of evolution of habitable planets and life on earth cannot be dealt by one discipline alone, but requires intensive cooperation between scientists of very different backgrounds. To foster such a cooperative approach, an interdisciplinary research centre has been created at stockholm university, in which the departments of physicsastronomyBiochemistry and biophysics participate. Nordita and the natural history museum participate as external partners.

The stockholm university astrobiology centre is already very active on the international level in the field. Several of its members occupy leading positions in astrobiology societies and the nordic astrobiology network is coordinated by stockholm university.

The abc is divided into several research areas represented by the different departments:

Representative: prof wolf d. Geppert