Topics Discussed: Working in extreme environments, Water and life on Mars, Origin of life, Complexity, AI, Extinction, Fermi Paradox, SETI research, Diving in volcanic lakes, Surviving an earthquake on a volcano, Resilience of life, Life below the surface of Mars, Depression, Mortality.

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Nathalie Cabrol

Nathalie Cabrol is a French American astrobiologist specializing in planetary science. Cabrol studies ancient lakes on Mars, and undertakes high-altitude scientific expeditions in the Central Andes of Chile as the principal investigator of the "High Lakes Project" funded by the NASA Astrobiology Institute (NAI). There, with her team, she documents life's adaptation to extreme environments, the effect of rapid climate change on lake ecosystems and habitats, its geobiological signatures, and relevance to planetary exploration.

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