Tag: "moons" at biology news
Self-assembling nano-ice discovered at UNL -- Structure resembles DNA
...ind of ice future astronauts will find on Mars and moons
in the solar system. Zeng, post-doctoral student Jaeil Bai and doctoral candidate Jun Wang reported their findings in the Dec. 11-15 online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Zeng and his colleagues use powerful compu...
From Europa to the lab, a new recipe for oxygen on icy moons
...ce its discovery on Jupiter's Europa and other icy moons
orbiting large gaseous worlds, extraterrestrial ice as a source for oxygen has presented the tantalizing possibility of complex life around other planets. Yet planetary scientists have struggled to explain how, in the absence of sufficient heat, oxyg...
AGU Fall Meeting - media advisory 4
...mi Antarctic ozone hole and polar ozone loss Icy moons
of Saturn investigated by Cassini NASA administrator Griffin briefs on the Moon-Mars initiative Changes to the thermohaline circulation and their impact Ozone hole recovery: slower than predicted? Tropospheric and stratospheric chemistry discover...
New book expands biological classifications to account for 'alien' life
...ith carbon. Because environments are far colder on moons
and planets farther from the sun, he said, it is less likely that life on the moons
of Saturn and Jupiter, for instance, will use water as Earth life does. Instead, those organisms are...