Even Planets With Thin Atmospheres Could Host Life

Even Planets With Thin Atmospheres Could Host Life

Scientists have grown bacteria in a very low atmospheric pressure environment, similar to the surface of Mars.


We Just Discovered Another New Planet That Could Host Life (Nov 2017), Artist’s impression of the planet Ross . strip it of any atmosphere it may have developed. That’s obviously bad news for the survivability of life. Meanwhile, Ross 128, the host star of Ross 128 b, is an exceptionally quiet star.

Space dust could carry life from planet to planet on 20th of Nov 2017, 20 (UPI) --Astrobiologists suggest the building blocks of life could . Earth's upper atmosphere with enough energy to kick them into space.

Newly discovered nearby planet could support life (Nov 2017), The planet is about the same size as Earth, and it may have a similar surface temperature, making it a temperate world that could support life.

A New Classification System for Water-Based Life (Nov 2017), Neither classification would necessarily exclude the possibility of life, since Mars could still host life in the subsurface and Venus in the lower atmosphere.

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