2015 Annual Science Report

University of Wisconsin Reporting  |  JAN 2015 – DEC 2015

EPO Activity: Permanent Biosignatures Museum Exhibit

Project Progress

This exhibit features Earth’s oldest rocks and fossils, the “Aromas of Astrobiology”, a 3-foot high Winogradsky column, and a 27.1g piece of the Tissint Martian meteorite.  It will be seen by ~50,000 visitors annually, 14,000 of whom are school children on one hour long guided tours. Figures 1-9 A walkthrough of “Biosignatures: What Does Life Leave Behind?”