Theory of Microbes on Mars

Julia Mariani

Microbes could survive Mars’ thin atmosphere, according to recent research led by astrobiologist Rebecca Mickol at the Arkansas Center for Space and Planetary Sciences at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. As the oldest form of life on Earth and the smallest, microbes are resilient. Fossils prove microbes existed more […]

Life on Enceladus?

Julia Mariani

On April 3rd, 2014, NASA announced Saturn’s moon, Enceladus, most likely harbors liquid water beneath its 19-25 ft icy crust. The water’s confirmed location is situated near the south pole of Enceladus. Just how much water is there? Researchers estimate at least as much as Lake Superior here on Earth. […]

Surfing on Titan

Julia Mariani

It has been confirmed that scientists have, for the first time, located waves on Saturn’s moon, Titan, which are found in a sea known as the Punga Mare. Now, unfortunately, these aren’t waves of water, rather waves of hydrocarbons such as methane and ethane! It is so cold on Titan […]

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