Mars may be the solar system’s most tragic planet. It once had a dense atmosphere; it once fairly sloshed with water; just one of its oceans may have covered two-thirds of its northern hemisphere. 812 more words
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exosciences (also xenosciences) (n.): Including exogeology, exogeography, exoclimatology, exobiology, exoecology, exosophontology, exomemetics, etc.
An archaic series of terms referring to the various sciences when applied to off-planet phenomena, usually used with reference to the speaker’s homeworld. 167 more words
- NASA’s New Horizons probe is approaching the Kuiper Belt.
- Freeman Dyson suggested Europa and the Kuiper Belt as habitats for life in the solar system. 1,802 more words
Loving astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti. Looks like a pic straight out of Voyager!
Awesomeness! If I had the talent I would love to dedicate the rest of my life to exobiology. 60 more words
(co-authored with Erica F. Tellez Zepeda)
One of the most fascinating research topics concerns the origin of life. For a long time, people believed in several kinds of spontaneous generation of life from inanimate matter – an idea that was already present in ancient Greek philosophy, through the contributions of thinkers such as Anaximander, Parmenides, Anaxagoras and Aristotle, among others. 2,470 more words