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Published: 1st September 2021

Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Exopan. Available: Last accessed [enter date e.g. 1st Sept 2021].


noun  Astroeschatology

to link the origins of humanity on the Earth to the astronomical world, primarily based on panspermia and related theories.


Exopanisation | ˈ ɛksəʊpanʌɪzeɪʃ(ə)n | noun
Exopanisational | ˈ ɛksəʊpanʌɪzeɪʃ(ə)n(ə)l | adjective
Exopanisationally | ˈ ɛksəʊpanʌɪzeɪʃ(ə)n(ə)li | adverb
Exopanise | ˈ ɛksəʊpanʌɪz | verb
Exopanised | ˈ ɛksəʊpanʌɪzɪd | past participle
Exopanising | ˈ ɛksəʊpanʌɪzɪŋ | present participle


Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix exo- is used to denote that which is “external” or “outside” of Earth in order to denote extraterrestrial life while the second part -pan is used to denote panspermia.

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