The Tardigrade (a.k.a. the water bear) is indestructible. Heat, cold, acid, dehydration, radiation, pressure, even in space! You name it, you can’t kill this guy. There is even science research to prove it. 431 more words
Tags » Extremophiles
9 July 2015
Alien life forms might be living right under our noses, but how can we find them if we don’t know what we’re looking for? 674 more words
You can judge this book by its cover, and it will not be found wanting. I spotted it on the bookshelf at Shoppers Drug Mart. It has a cleverly illustrated dinosaur skeleton wrapped around to form a “6” in the book’s title, … 412 more words
Two top astronomers say the comet that is now home to the Philae lander could also be inhabited by microbial alien life.
Several characteristics of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, such as its organic-rich black crust, are best explained by the presence of living organisms beneath its icy surface, reports… 92 more words
Extremophiles are organisms that can live in environments that are considered ‘extreme’ due to conditions that make ‘normal’ life basically impossible. These conditions could be extremely hot, reaching temperatures of 240 degrees Fahrenheit, or and environment with very little to no oxygen. 296 more words