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Antarctic Vostok Lake Ice Harbors Thousands Of Species

Antarctic Vostok Lake Ice Harbors Thousands Of Species | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
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Sterilized Mars Spacecraft Largely a Waste of Money

Sterilized Mars Spacecraft Largely a Waste of Money | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Sterilized Mars Spacecraft Largely a Waste of Money Astrobiology News (press release) Writing in the journal Nature Geoscience, astrobiologists Alberto Fairen of Cornell University and Dirk Schulze-Makuch of Washington State University say the NASA...
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The New NASA Astrobiology Roadmap

The New Astrobiology Roadmap
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In writing the 2013 Astrobiology Roadmap, NASA's Astrobiology Program decided to take a new approach by asking the global astrobiology community to take part in the process.
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Dinoflagellate Fossils: Antarctic Icecap is 33.6 Million Years Old

Dinoflagellate Fossils: Antarctic Icecap is 33.6 Million Years Old Astrobiology News (press release) The Antarctic continental ice cap came into existence during the Oligocene epoch, some 33.6 million years ago, according to data from an...
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Arctic bacteria found multiplying at record –15 C - Technology & Science - CBC News

Arctic bacteria found multiplying at record –15 C - Technology & Science - CBC News | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Bacteria that can live and multiply in High Arctic permafrost at temperatures well below the freezing point of water have been discovered by a Canadian-led team of researchers, offering clues about the types of organisms that might exist in similar...
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Bacteria Lofted To High Altitudes by Hurricanes - Astrobiology News (press release)

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Bacteria Lofted To High Altitudes by Hurricanes
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With cold temperatures, low humidity and high levels of ultraviolet radiation, conditions 10 kilometers above Earth's surface may seem inhospitable.
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Microbial Hunting Found in 1.9 Billion Year Old Fossils - Astrobiology News

Microbial Hunting Found in 1.9 Billion Year Old Fossils - Astrobiology News | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Microbial Hunting Found in 1.9 Billion Year Old Fossils Astrobiology News (press release) Tiny 1,900 million-year-old fossils from rocks around Lake Superior, Canada, give the first ever snapshot of organisms eating each other and suggest what the...
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Drake equation: How many alien civilizations exist?

Drake equation: How many alien civilizations exist? | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Play with our interactive graphic to work out how many intelligent civilizations there could be in our universe.
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Titan, Saturn's Largest Moon, Icier than Scientists Thought - Astrobiology News

Titan, Saturn's Largest Moon, Icier than Scientists ThoughtAstrobiology News (press release)Scientists have long suspected that a vast ocean of liquid water lies under the crusty exterior of Titan, Saturn's largest moon.
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Oldest, coldest bacterial colony on Earth found in Antarctica

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Oldest, coldest bacterial colony on Earth found in AntarcticaExaminer.com. Cell division was observed in several species as well as the formation of cellular systems that are common in other extremophiles.

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Life on Earth's Ceiling - Astrobiology Magazine

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Astrobiology MagazineLife on Earth's CeilingAstrobiology MagazineSmith is trying to take a more complete census of life in the stratosphere using mountain-top observatories and high-altitude balloons (although he admits being jealous of the lift...
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Revealed: New Earth-like planet that could have a life-supporting climate and water

Revealed: New Earth-like planet that could have a life-supporting climate and water | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
A new ‘super-Earth’ has been discovered that could have a life-supporting climate and water.
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Can life exist in buried Antarctic Lake? Scientists continue Lake Vostok search

Can life exist in buried Antarctic Lake? Scientists continue Lake Vostok search | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
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Autonomous Rover Drills Underground in the Atacama

Autonomous Rover Drills Underground in the Atacama | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Astrobiology Magazine Autonomous Rover Drills Underground in the Atacama Astrobiology Magazine A rover named Zoë recently traveled the Atacama Desert in Chile, the driest place on Earth and a landscape that has much in common with the harsh terrain...
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Antifreeze on Titan Could Affect Its Chances for Life

Antifreeze on Titan Could Affect Its Chances for Life | Astrobiology | Scoop.it

" New knowledge definitely will affect the development of new models for icy planets "  http://www.pnas.org/content/110/21/8437

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Zoe Robot Searches for Subsurface 'Martian' Life in Chilean Desert

Zoe Robot Searches for Subsurface 'Martian' Life in Chilean Desert Astrobiology News (press release) The autonomous, solar-powered Zoe, which became the first robot to map microbial life during a 2005 field expedition in Chile's Atacama Desert, is...
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Plants Frozen For Centuries Spring Back to Life - Astrobiology News (press release)

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Plants Frozen For Centuries Spring Back to Life Astrobiology News (press release) When Catherine La Farge threads her way through the recently exposed terrain left behind by retreating glaciers, she looks at the ancient plant remains a lot closer...
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Mars Icebreaker Life Mission - Astrobiology Magazine

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Under Pressure: How the Density of Exoplanets' Atmospheres Weighs on the Odds for Alien Life

Under Pressure: How the Density of Exoplanets' Atmospheres Weighs on the Odds for Alien Life | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
A recent study explores how atmospheric pressure on Earth-like worlds could impact their ability to possess liquid water on their surfaces.
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Unique Chemistry Reveals Eruption of Ancient Materials - Astrobiology

Unique Chemistry Reveals Eruption of Ancient Materials - Astrobiology | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Unique Chemistry Reveals Eruption of Ancient Materials - Astrobiology http://t.co/lcYOoPVzBw
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Lankan scientist arrives from the UK to study 'Red rain' - The Sunday Times Sri Lanka

Lankan scientist arrives from the UK to study 'Red rain' - The Sunday Times Sri Lanka | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Lankan scientist arrives from the UK to study 'Red rain'The Sunday Times Sri LankaProfessor Chandra Wickremasinghe, Director of Buckingham University Centre for Astrobiology, United Kingdom arrived in the country today to conduct further...
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Organics Discovered on Mercury

Organics Discovered on Mercury | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
A surprising discovery has been made during a successful search for ice inside the small planet's shadowed craters. (Organics Discovered On Mercury, (beating Mars to the punchline!
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Developing a Color Code for Habitable Exoplanets

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Developing a Color Code for Habitable ExoplanetsDiscovery NewsFor starters, Hegde says that we should even consider environmental conditions where only extremophiles -- microbes that can deal with extreme temperature, radiation, high salinity and...
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Saturn's Titan-Mirrors the Conditions that Led to Origin of Life onEarth

Saturn's Titan-Mirrors the Conditions that Led to Origin of Life onEarth | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
"We see Titan as a natural oasis of remarkable astrobiological significance to understand the environment in which origin of life took place on Earth," said Josep M. Trigo-Rodriguez, of the Institute of Space Sciences ...
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Results From Antarctica's Buried Lake Vostok Are A Major Disappointment So Far

Results From Antarctica's Buried Lake Vostok Are A Major Disappointment So Far | Astrobiology | Scoop.it
Business InsiderResults From Antarctica's Buried Lake Vostok Are A Major Disappointment So FarBusiness InsiderThis conclusion is based on "very preliminary results" announced at the 12th European Workshop on Astrobiology, reports Brian Owens of...
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