The centre’s laboratory in a potash mine 1,000 metres below Yorkshire
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New UK astrobiology centre seeks life in space

Is there life in space and what might it look like?

Those are two of the big questions a new centre at Edinburgh University is hoping to answer.

The UK Centre for Astrobiology will officially launch on Tuesday.

BBC Scotland's science correspondent Kenneth Macdonald has been for a preview.

  • 15 Apr 2013