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At first glance, tardigrades don’t look like much. Affectionately nicknamed “water bears” and “moss piglets”, it’s hard to believe that this millimeter long creature is one of Earth’s most durable extremophiles. According to BCC, tardigrades are found all over the planet from the bottom of the ocean, to Antarctica, to the tops of the Himalayas.Continue reading “hoping for a good (tardi)grade on this blog” Continue reading

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Astrobiology is the study of life in the universe. A true interdisciplinary study, astrobiology combines elements of many fields of science such as astronomy, biology, chemistry, and geology—just to name a few. Astrobiology seeks to answer some of life’s biggest questions such as: Do extraterrestrial beings exist? Comparatively speaking, astrobiology as an official discipline isContinue reading “ExploreTheUniverse” Continue reading

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In astrology, ruling planets are the specifically designated planet for each of the zodiacs. Since there are 12 zodiac signs and only 7 planets, some share the same planet such as Libra and Taurus who are both ruled by the planet Venus. Each planet is said to have a distinct energy that affect us atContinue reading “ExploreVenus” Continue reading

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All About Tardigrades!

Tardigrades are a type of invertebrate and extremophile since they are able to thrive in extreme environments. Other names for tardigrades are water bears or moss piglets. They are typically 1 mm long or smaller. Tardigrades can live in numerous different environments such as damp moss, flowering plants, sand, fresh water, and the sea. InContinue reading “All About Tardigrades!” Continue reading

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The Fermi Paradox

The Drake Equation honestly surprised me by how plausible the existence of aliens could be somewhere in the universe. However, that could also be used as damning evidence in the claim of extraterrestrial beings. If intelligent intergalactic life is as probable as astronomers believe, how have we not found any yet. It is a simpleContinue reading “The Fermi Paradox” Continue reading

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Drake Equation

The Drake equation is an equation used to estimate the amount of civilizations humans can communicate with. The Drake Equation was made by Frank Drake an American astronomer and astrophysicist from Chicago Illinois. The equation takes into factor only planets in the Milky Way Galaxy. The Drake Equation helps try to answer a question we’veContinue reading “Drake Equation” Continue reading

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Astrobiology is the study of life and the universe and the search for life beyond it. Nasa lists astrobiology as having three questions “How does life begin and evolve? Is there life beyond Earth and, if so, how can we detect it? What is the future of life on Earth and in the universe?” andContinue reading “Astrobiology” Continue reading

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Don’t Count Them Out

When we discussed the possibility of life on other planets, the main crux of the idea were the abilities of extremophiles to survive in unimaginable conditions. These guys take the idea of making the best of a bad situation to the next level, comfortably surviving in subzero temperatures or toxic radiation. Thinking about these improbableContinue reading “Don’t Count Them Out” Continue reading

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