Minerva Center for Early Life under Extreme Planetary Conditions

Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Established 1977)

Prof. Oded Aharonson

Director
Minerva Center for Early Life under Extreme Planetary Conditions
Weizmann Institute of Science The Helen Kimmel Center for Planetary Science

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Fields of Research

The Minerva Center for Early Life under Extreme Planetary Conditions is devoted to understanding life in extreme conditions on solar system planets and beyond. It studies in concert the physical, geochemical, and biological aspects of the topic, and seek to develop a framework for addressing questions at the forefront of the search for life in the universe.

The Center activities focus on important scientific questions in the fields of Planetary Formation & Evolution, Early Life, Origin of Life, and Extremophiles.

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Glacial ice discoveries by Minerva Center's director Prof. Oded Aharonson might help to understand the history of our solar system more

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