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Astrobiology / Extremophiles #188772

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 14, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Mountain View, California: Jack Smith) The hunt for extraterrestrial life on earth featured; details given of the search for "extremophiles," life forms surviving in extreme environments. [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) scientist Jonathan TRENT - raises questions about organisms surviving in harsh conditions; says there could be life forms on Mars.] [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) scientist Michael FLYNN - talks about microbial life forms beneath the earth's surface.] [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) Fred MARTWICK - shows cameras.]

Jennings, Peter;
Smith, Jack

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