Pritvik Sinhadc

Youngest Co-Author of NASA’s ‘Astrobiology Primer 3.0’, USA, at age 16 (September 2020-present)

*One of the biggest collaborative research projects under NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Santa Fe Institute, Howard University, BEYOND: Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science, Skidmore College, School of Earth and Space Exploration-ASU, Georgetown University:

*Selected from BEYOND to collaborate, brainstorm, and research with scientists to co-author Chapter 9, titled, ‘How the origin of life on Earth can inform us about life as we don’t know it’, which is currently under review for publication in the ‘Astrobiology’ journal this year-end

*The complete ‘Astrobiology Primer 3.0’ will also be published in July 2021 on

*Extensive research exposure, polished my journal writing skills, improved my style of referencing and citation, learnt to back up my thoughts with proofs and data; mastered the art of scientific collaboration; still attend all edit and research meets; a dream come true experience of getting to work with eminent professors, postdoctoral fellows from all over the world; spent three hours every day, five days a week, to complete the project*Link to the full paper: