Here, There and Everwhere 2: Life on …?

This story doens’t really fit with the theme of this blog, but – holy moley! – this story in Science Daily was just too cool to pass up. This doesn’t really say anything about life on other worlds, but it sure does expand the range of conditions under which life can thrive. Moons of Saturn, anyone?

According to the Science Daily article, “A reservoir of briny liquid buried deep beneath an Antarctic glacier supports hardy microbes that have lived in isolation for millions of years, researchers report April 17 in the journal Science. The discovery of life in a place where cold, darkness, and lack of oxygen would previously have led scientists to believe nothing could survive….”

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