By Will Ferguson, College of Arts and Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – For the first time, researchers have seen life rebounding in the world’s driest desert, demonstrating that it could also be lurking in the soils of Mars.
By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Bizarre creatures that go years without water. Others that can survive the vacuum of open space. Some of the most unusual organisms found on Earth provide insights for Washington State University planetary scientist Dirk Schulze-Makuch to predict what life could be like elsewhere in […]
PULLMAN, Wash. – The number of planets in the Milky Way galaxy which could harbor complex life may be as high as 100 million, Washington State University astrobiologist Dirk Schulze-Makuch writes in a column posted this week on the Air & Space/Smithsonian magazine website.
PULLMAN – WSU Astrobiologist Dirk Schulze-Makuch asserts that life on an alien world might well have been celebrated nearly 35 years ago in a new book, “We Are Not Alone: Why We Have Already Found Extraterrestrial Life,” written in collaboration with science writer David Darling and published last month by Oneworld Publications. With a hindsight made […]
PULLMAN.-The search for life on other worlds goes on, and Dirk Schulze-Makuch has a lot to say about how we should go about it. The WSU astrobiologist has just come out with a second edition of the 2004 book he wrote with Louis Irwin of the University of Texas at El Paso. “Life in […]