Astrobiology is a newly emerged interdisciplinary science which encompasses almost all of the established branches of science. It aims at answering crucial questions regarding life as a phenomenon. This is to say, it studies the conditions (astrophysical, chemical and biological) for life to emerge on planets. Thereby it does not stop at the Earth (albeit it takes lessons from the only known planet inhabited with life), but tries to project the possibility of life to other worlds in the solar system or external Exoplanets. Since all laws of nature are the same in the Universe, it is rather improbable that our solar system and the planet Earth constitute an exception (although some scientists are of this opinion). It is then logical to extend the quest of life to the quest of intelligent life.
Therefore, in general Astrobiology is a science studying the role of life in the whole Universe. The course will address different aspects of the phenomenon life and shed some light on its existence outside Earth.
The implications of a possible encounter with foreign intelligent life form are discussed. The course will be held at a basic level with no requirements of a technical knowledge of any science (like physics, chemistry or biology) involved.
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