Hardy desert moss might survive on Mars

A desert moss with a knack for tolerating harsh conditions on Earth might survive Mars’ desolate landscape, too, according to research published July 1 in The Innovation. The moss, Syntrichia caninervis, can survive drought, frigid temperatures as low as –320.8 degrees Fahrenheit (–196 degrees Celsius), and high radiation levels — as well as all threeContinue reading "Hardy desert moss might survive on Mars" The post Hardy desert moss might survive on Mars appeared first on Astronomy Magazine.

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Hardy desert moss might survive on Mars

A desert moss with a knack for tolerating harsh conditions on Earth might survive Mars’ desolate landscape, too, according to research published July 1 in The Innovation. The moss, Syntrichia caninervis, can survive drought, frigid temperatures as low as –320.8 degrees Fahrenheit (–196 degrees Celsius), and high radiation levels — as well as all threeContinue reading "Hardy desert moss might survive on Mars"

The post Hardy desert moss might survive on Mars appeared first on Astronomy Magazine.

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