A branch of astronomy that deals with the identification of habitable regions in the universe, the search for extraterrestrial life and effects of outer space environments on living organisms. It is the study of the origin and distribution of life in the universe. Astrobiology makes use of physics, chemistry, astronomy, biology, molecular biology, ecology, planetary science, geography and geology to investigate the possibility of life in other worlds.
Tags Astrobiology Astronomy Biology Branch of astronomy Chemistry Ecology Effects of outer space environments on living organisms Extraterrestrial life Geography Geology Identification of habitable regions Life in other worlds Molecular Biology Origin and distribution of life Physics Planetary science Universe
Sir C. V. Raman — Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman, FRS (7 November 1888 – 21 …