News tagged with extreme environments

Recreating Venus in the Lab

Scientists are reproducing the environment of Venus so that they can interpret observations of the planet's surface and atmosphere. Studying environmental processes on Venus can help astrobiologists better ...

dateAug 04, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Life after Catastrophe

Scientists studying deep-sea hydrothermal vents have found that larvae travel hundreds of miles to re-colonize these harsh locations after a volcanic eruption. The new study could challenge existing beliefs ...

dateAug 02, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Probing Pavilion Lake

A team of scientists and astronauts return this week to Pavilion Lake in the Canadian province of British Columbia. The scientists will be continuing their effort to understand what role biology plays in forming ...

dateJun 25, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Concordia calling

(PhysOrg.com) -- Altitude 3200 m, air pressure 645 hPa, minimum temperature -85°C, completely flat landscape, almost total isolation and virtually inaccessible from February to November. Welcome to the science ...

dateJan 25, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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