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We gratefully acknowledge the support and assistance of the following scientists and institutions who made it possible to bring you Astrobiology, The Search for Life:

Nathalie Cabrol, Planetary Scientist, Principal Investigator, NASA Ames Research Center and SETI Institute

David Deamer, Director, UC Berkeley SETI Program

Frank Drake, Senior Scientist, SETI Institute

Brian Grigsby, Coordinator of Science Programs, Shasta County Office of Education

Chris McKay, Planetary Scientist, NASA Ames Research Center

Philip Morrison, Professor Emeritus of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Lynn Rothschild, Evolutionary Biologist, NASA Ames Research Center

Jill Tarter, Director, Center for SETI Research

Jonathan Trent, Astrobiologist, NASA Ames Research Center

Douglas Vakoch, Director of Interstellar Message Composition, SETI Institute

Dan Werthimer, Director, UC Berkeley SETI Program

The SETI Institute, Mountain View, California

The SETI Institute, University of California, Berkeley

NASA Ames Research Center


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