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The Goldilocks Zone
This on-line news article introduces the Goldilocks Zone, an area of space adequate for the survival of life. Initially believed to be a remarkably small region of space that didn't even include the whole Earth, recent...
Conan the Bacterium
This on-line news article reveals the defense strategy of radiation-resistant Deinococcus radiodurans to be a tightly packed ring of DNA. The article explores the hypothesis of some that indicates the microbe...
Life in Alternate Environments
This online lecture provides information about life in extreme environments from the perspective of an undergraduate geology class. It explores current conditions for life, the origins of life, and contemporary harsh...
Planetary Exploration in the Time of Astrobiology: Protecting Against Biological Contamination
This article discusses the history and future of planetary-protection restrictions. It begins by addressing the difficulty of discovering (possibly rare) life elsewhere, and then describes the potential difficulties of...
Life in Extreme Environments: The Universe May Be More Habitable Than We Thought, Part 1
This article explores microbial life in extreme environments by summarizing the requirements for Life as we know it, such as chemistry, water, and oxygen. It also introduces extremophiles and lists the environmental...
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