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NASA Looking For External Concepts For Mission To Oceanic Jovian Moon
2014-04-29 03:21:27

NASA has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to science and engineering communities for ideas for a mission to Europa that could address fundamental questions of the enigmatic moon and the search for life beyond Earth.

Living On The Habitable Edge
2013-01-11 09:20:01

Astronomers searching for extraterrestrial life have begun to consider exomoons, or those likely orbiting planets outside our solar system, and new research has found that they are just as likely to support life as exoplanets.

Strange Exoplanet Environments May Be Suitable For Extreme Lifeforms
2012-09-12 12:42:21

In the hunt for the elusive "blue dot" exoplanet – a planet with roughly the same characteristics as Earth – astronomers have discovered a veritable rogue's gallery of oddballs.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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