This work was supported in part by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration exobiology program and a Presidential Early Career Award for scientists and engineers.
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The conclusions of this section reflect those of a workshop on Europa life detection held at Harvard University, March 12-13, 1999, and cochaired by C. Chyba and S. Palumbi. Participants included J. Baross, C. Cavanaugh, J. Delaney, P. Falkowski, P. Geissler, P. Grunthaner, P. Gschwend, H. Klein, W. McKinnon, M. Moldowan, K. Nealson, R. Pappalardo, J. Reeve, J. Rummel, and C. Van Dover. The workshop was sponsored by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the SETI Institute, and Harvard University. The conclusions were formally communicated to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Solar System Exploration Subcommittee.