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Earthshine Helps in Search For Life on Other Worlds

Scientists looking at Earthshine reflected from the moon have concluded that, indeed, there is life on our planet. Though the result may be obvious, the findings can help in the search for life on other worlds.
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Arctic bacteria help in the search to find life on Jupiter's moon Europa

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (3 years ago)

In a fjord in Canada, scientists have found a landscape similar to one of Jupiter's icy moons: Europa. It consists of a frozen and sulfurous environment, where sulfur associated with Arctic bacteria offer clues for the upcoming miss... Read Post

"Earthshine" Discovered: The Search for Earth's Twin Just Got Easier

Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (4 years ago)

Scientists have recently discovered that life leaves an imprint upon a spectrum -that water vapor, oxygen and ozone can be traced. "Detecting Earth in reflected light is like searching for a firefly from a searchlight that is 2,400 ... Read Post

Earthshine Reflects Earth's Oceans And Continents From The Dark Side Of The Moon

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (6 years ago)

Researchers have shown for the first time that the difference in reflection of light from the Earth's land masses and oceans can be seen on the dark side of the moon, a phenomenon known as earthshine.... Read Post

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