From exoplanets to extraterrestrial life, Cornell’s new astrobiology minor will bring together students interested in the intersection of both astronomy and biology.

Cornell the First Among Ivy League to Offer Minor in Astrobiology

From exploring planets beyond our solar system to researching exterrestrial life, Cornell’s new undergraduate minor in astrobiology, to be debuted next semester, will allow students interested in both astronomy and biology to study the “origins of life and life existing beyond the Earth,” according to Prof. Nikole Lewis, astronomy.