Voices: Rocco Mancinelli

Rocco Mancinelli, SETI Institute; pio@seti.org

SETI scientist Rocco Mancinelli is featured in this interview about halophiles and their role in the search for extraterrestrial life. Mancinelli speaks to a young audience, recalling how he became involved in science. He discusses his career development from aerobiology to astrobiology and introduces his research involving halophiles in space. The interview concludes with a few words of advice to young people. Quicktime video interviews about halophiles in space, the nitrogen cycle, and nitrogen on Mars are free to download.

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Subject: Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Principles, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Evolution:Principles, Biology:Microbiology, Astrobiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Animations/Video
Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)
Extreme Environments: Hypersaline
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Biogeoscience