Departments and support units

The answer to questions about life and its origin come from the combined efforts of many disciplines

Research areas

The science developed in the CAB is channeled through interdepartmental research lines


Research staff, technicians, engineers, department heads, heads of research lines


The search for answers about life and its origin as a fundamental objective


A collaborating center in the different scientific disciplines with the common goal of Astrobiology

Icy Mars lakes warmed by methane

The release of methane trapped in Martian subsurface reservoirs following planetary obliquity shifts may have contributed to episodic climate warming between 3.6 and 3 billion years ago, explaining for ancient ice-covered lakes.

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