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Thursday, December 11, 2008

Does Life Need Water to Exist?

Our scientists speculate that many moons orbiting other planets may harbor life. But these moons and planets have ice on them. Mars has carbon dioxide in its ice, and Europa has methane ice. Triton has a form of liquid water that flows from "volcanoes". But what about other bodies? Venus may have microbes on its surface, and Jupiter may have hugs gasbags that are alive. There also microbes which could easily survive the vacuum of space, existing right here on Earth! Whenever we think about life, we think of life like our own here on Earth. But other life forms will differ from our own, from different bodily fuctions to entirely different amino acid combinations. Us humans just have to keep an open mind.

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