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In the News

Here are some links to news and events happening with astrobiology, the Icy Worlds team and their investigations:

  • April 18, 2012: Scientific American featured an article, "Melting Glaciers Liberate Ancient Microbes." Based on research by icy worlds team member John Priscu, an expert and pioneer in the study of Antarctic microbiology, Priscu has found living bacteria in cores of 420,000-year-old ice and gotten them to grow in his laboratory. Other researchers report bringing far older bacteria back to life.
  • March 29, 2012: Astrobiology Magazine featured a recent article based on a paper written and published by Icy Worlds Team member Dr. Murthy Gudipati, who details his lab work investigation of how deeply electrons penetrate the surface of an icy world like Europa