Thursday, January 31, 2013

Could life exist around hydrothermal vents on Europa?

Welcome! "Alien Life" tracks the latest discoveries and thoughts in the various elements of the famous Drake Equation. Here's today's news:
g Abodes - Before 1977, textbooks claimed that to sustain a living ecosystem, you needed energy from the Sun. Then the deep sea submersible Alvin discovered life teeming at hydrothermal vents on the ocean floor. This led scientists to wonder if similar life could be found on Europa. See article.
g Life - A new study is helping cientists understand whether or not the relationship between animals and lush vegetation was the same in ancient ecosystems as it is today. See article.
g Message - Here’s a nice primer on the seti@home project plus some information about how to download the program. See article.

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