Odds For Alien Life And Importance Of Atmospheric Pressure

02/05/2013 13:32

2 May, 2013
MessageToEagle.com - At this early stage in the search for extraterrestrial life in our solar system and beyond, the emphasis is on liquid water. Where it can exist on a planet’s or moon's surface, so the thinking goes, life as we know it has a chance. Much of the observational and theoretical work in astrobiology therefore concerns the "habitable zone," the orbital band around stars where a rocky world's water neither freezes away nor boils off.  [Read more] ...