Moon Seen as Haven for "Beginnings of Life"

Leonard David, National Geographic News

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This National Geographic article examines the possibility that Earth's moon might be a biological preserve where protolife (the beginnings of life) or fossil extremophiles (tiny organisms that can live in extremely hostile conditions) exist in volcanic shadowed sites.

Subject: Biology:Astrobiology, Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science, Biology:Evolution
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Topics: Biosphere:Astrobiology, Solar system, Biosphere:Evolution
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Planetary Science