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A new report suggests that life forms in the universe are widespread and that microscopic life on Earth may have come from extra-solar sources, perhaps hitching a ride on space rocks like comets, moons and other astral bodies.
A team of scientists has just set off to explore a strange lake in Antarctica, which may be home to exotic forms of microscopic life.
NASA and its partner organizations study the potential for life in such extreme zones to help understand the limitations of life on Earth and to prepare robotic probes and, eventually, human explorers to search other worlds for signs of life. That search is a key element of the Vision for Space Exploration.
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.