spacer
 
Advanced Search
Astrobiology Magazine Facebook  Astrobiology Magazine Twitter
Sort by  
Hot Topic Origins Extreme Life
 
Ice Diary 8: Where No One Has Gone Before
Topic: Extreme Life
04/11/03
The Ice Diary series explores the adventures of a dedicated group of meteor hunters. The National Science Foundation, NASA and the Smithsonian collect and curate extraterrestrial samples scoured from the South Pole. The diary entries provide a personal tour of a recent expedition, with all the immediacy of being there.

Life Under A Spanish Red River
Topic: Extreme Life
04/10/03
The Rio Tinto, a polluted, acidic river in Spain, offers astrobiologists a chance to look for exotic life. As part of the search for Mars analogs, the blood-red river is an expedition target to drill for core samples and test satellite links in preparation for remote robots that might survey the red planet.

Ice Diary 7: Summer Christmas
Topic: Extreme Life
04/03/03
The Ice Diary series explores the adventures of a dedicated group of meteor hunters. The National Science Foundation, NASA and the Smithsonian collect and curate extraterrestrial samples scoured from the South Pole. The diary entries provide a personal tour of a recent expedition, with all the immediacy of being there.

Extreme Lifeforms: Nothing to Sneeze At
Topic: Extreme Life
04/02/03
With more than 3500 viruses classified, a great mystery still remains as to whether they are alive at all. For examples like polio and rhinovirus, they present the only known examples of self-replication without using DNA for code storage.

Ice Diary 6: Contacting The Mother Pod
Topic: Extreme Life
03/27/03
The Ice Diary series explores the adventures of a dedicated group of meteor hunters. The National Science Foundation, NASA and the Smithsonian collect and curate extraterrestrial samples scoured from the South Pole. The team reports back on the first 214 meteorites, and their daily discovery record of 45 finds.

Ghost Hunters
Topic: Extreme Life
03/25/03
A recent expedition to Australia followed the trail of the extinct Tasmanian tiger. Astrobiology Magazine had the opportunity to interview one of the expedition participants, New York-based artist, Alexis Rockman, as he reflected on global biodiversity.

Small World
Topic: Extreme Life
03/24/03
A discovery from the early 1990s continues to be controversial today. Are the tiny, mineralized particles called nanobacteria the world's smallest organisms or mere crystal growth? Skeptics remain unconvinced that nanobacteria are alive, but nanobacteria researchers say evidence in their favor is mounting.

Ice Diary 5: MacAlpine Hills or Bust
Topic: Extreme Life
03/20/03
The Ice Diary series explores the adventures of a dedicated group of meteor hunters. The National Science Foundation, NASA and the Smithsonian collect and curate extraterrestrial samples scoured from the South Pole. The diary entries provide a personal tour of a recent expedition, with all the immediacy of being there.

Ice Diary 4: The Hunt Begins
Topic: Extreme Life
03/13/03
The Ice Diary series explore the adventures of a dedicated group of meteor hunters. The National Science Foundation, NASA and the Smithsonian collect and curate extraterrestrial samples scoured from the South Pole. This week's chroniclers get whipped by the Kabatics: frigid air that sinks over the Antarctic continent.

Ice Diary 3: Cheer for Team Meteorite
Topic: Extreme Life
03/06/03
The Ice Diary series explores the adventures of a dedicated group of meteor hunters. The National Science Foundation, NASA and the Smithsonian collect and curate extraterrestrial samples scoured from the South Pole. This week's chronicle highlights the food, history and ecosystem of their southern astronomical window on the universe.

Previous  | 35  | 36  | 37  | 38  | 39 | 40  | 41  | 42  | 43  | 44  | 45  | Next  
About Us
Contact Us
Links
Sitemap
Podcast Rss Feed
Daily News Story RSS Feed
Latest News Story RSS Feed
Learn more about RSS
Chief Editor & Executive Producer: Helen Matsos
Copyright © 2014, Astrobio.net