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Tartan Details - Astrobiology

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Astrobiology" tartan is shown below. 

Reference: 11657
Designer: Geoffrey (Tailor) Highland Crafts
Tartan date: 08/08/2016
Registration date: 16 November 2016
Category: Other
Restrictions: Yes.
To be woven only through Geoffrey (Tailor) Highland Crafts.

Registration notes: Designed for Charles Cockell, Professor of Astrobiology, Edinburgh University. Colours: the black background represents space; the blue squares represent oases of water on potentially habitable worlds, thought to be a necessity for life; green represents life - thin lines tenuously threaded through the Universe and intersecting in water with three green lines representing planet Earth, the third planet from the Sun, the only planet currently known to support life; the red lines represent Mars, a planet at the edge of habitability; the yellow line represents our Sun, the only star at the current time known to support a life-bearing planet; the white line represents the colour of the distant stars as seen from the surface of any planet in the Universe - other planets that might support life.
Tartan image: Astrobiology. Click on this image to see a more detailed version.

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