What on Earth? Life in Extreme Environments
Published: August 21, 2012
Total Running Time: 00:30:00
What does it take to support life—or to prevent it? In preparation for the 2012 Mars rover mission, Exploratorium scientists Paul Doherty and Karen Kalumuck look at examples of life in extreme environments on Earth. Since Mars is an extreme environment, the question remains: Could it have supported any form of microbial life?