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Title: Life in Extreme Environments: The Universe May Be More Habitable Than We Thought, Part 2
Url: http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewnews.html?id=462
Creator: Rothschild, Lynn
Publisher: SpaceRef Interactive Inc.
Description: This article explores microbial life in extreme environments associated with salinity, acidity, alkalinity, high temperature, low temperature, radiation, gravity, and pressure. It also introduces the role of extremophiles in astrobiology followed by brief descriptions of Mars, the moons of Jupiter, and Panspermia. This is the second part of a two-part article. A link is directed to part one, which discusses the biomarkers of life; introduces extremophiles in general; and explores life in dry environments.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Planets. Planetology -- Superior planets -- Mars
Science -- Astronomy -- Theoretical astronomy and celestial mechanics -- Perturbations -- Satellites -- Satellites of Jupiter
Science -- Microbiology -- Bacteria -- Physiology -- Environmental factors -- By factor, A-Z -- Acidity. Alkalinity. Hydrogen-ion concentration
Science -- Microbiology -- Bacteria -- Physiology -- Environmental factors -- By factor, A-Z -- Salinity
Science -- Microbiology -- Microbial ecology
Science -- Microbiology -- Microbial ecology -- By type of environment -- Extreme environments (General)
GEM Subject: Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Astronomy
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Planets
Ecology -- Bacteria
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Overviews
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Format: html
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Language: English
Rights: SpaceRef Interactive Inc.
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-07-01 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2009-06-30 15:53:06 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Microbial Life
Full Record Views: 100
Resource URL Clicks: 9
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