Title Time machine; ancient life on Earth and in the cosmos
Author Duxbury, N.S.; Abyzov, S.S.; Bobin, N.E.; Imura, S.; Kanda, H.; Mitskevich, I.N.; Mulyukin, A.L.; Naganuma, T.; Poglazova, M.N.; Ivanov, M.V.
Author Affil Duxbury, N.S., NASA, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, U. S. Subglacial Antarctic Lake Environment Program Committee on Planetary and Terrestrial Analogs, Pasadena, CA. Other: Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Federation; Saint Petersburg Mining Institute, Russian Federation; National Institute of Polar Research, Japan; Hiroshima University, Japan
Source Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 87(39), p.401, 406, . Publisher: American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, United States. ISSN: 0096- 3941
Publication Date Sept. 26, 2006
Notes In English. 14 refs. Ant. Acc. No: 80980. CRREL Acc. No: 61000258
Index Terms bacteria; freezing; ice; Mars (planet); radar; remote sensing; Antarctica-- Lake Vostok; adaptation; Antarctica; astrobiology; buried features; cryomicrobiology; ERS; glacial environment; ice cores; International Polar Year 2007-08; IPY 2007-08 Research Publications; Lake Vostok; life origin; Mars; microorganisms; planets; prokaryotes; radar methods; RADARSAT; sampling; satellite methods; terrestrial planets
Abstract Of special interest to the upcoming International Polar Year and the recent creation of the U. S. Subglacial Antarctic Lake Environments Program is a reexamination of the discovery on unique superlong anabiosis phenomenon (deep sleep/dormancy) in ancient microorganisms found in Antarctic ice. (mte)
Publication Type journal article
Record ID 271963