By: Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor
Published: 08/08/2012 08:07 AM EDT on LiveScience
The region beneath Earth's surface may be crawl...
Read Whole Story
NASA should not have to resort to circus acts as the price for doing science. It's in such circumstances that violence is done to process, to rigor, to integrity.
It was clever of NASA to disclose its "amazing astrobiology discovery" right around budget-cutting time. But they should have better managed the hype -- and kept squarely in their memory the tale of the boy who cried wolf.
This one-minute excerpt comes from a special colloquium celebrating the 25th anniversary of the SETI Institute.
Watch a video of Jie Li giving a one...
Living and thriving in the most inhospitable conditions on Earth, tiny bacteria-like microbes known as extremophiles might soon have an over-sized effect on our human world.
Get top stories and blog posts emailed to me each day. Newsletters may offer personalized content or advertisements. Learn more.