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Extremophiles: Earth Analogs for Alien Life

Astrobiologists have yet to find conclusive proof of life outside Earth, although tantalizing clues of the possibility of life do exist. Just this week, researchers announced the discovery of phosphine gas in the clouds of Venus. Phosphine is found in … Continue reading

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Astrobiology at the Great Salt Lake

This week I had the opportunity to visit one of the strangest, most alien landscapes on Earth. And it’s right in my neighborhood: The Great Salt Lake in Utah. I was at the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge near Brigham … Continue reading

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