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The inhospitable caves known as Caeva De Willa Luiz in Mexico are home to bacteria which form large colonies that drip from the ceilings. These colonies are called _________.
Lake Vostok is a large body of water which is located about 4,000 m below the ___________ ice sheets and contains abundant life which can tolerate the extreme cold.
Bacteria live 3.5 km underground within the Earth’s crust and gain their energy from _______ gas.
______, a moon of Jupiter, is hypothesized to have a liquid ocean capable of supporting life under its thick ice caps.
SETI was the first scientific organization to look for evidence of ______________
(Extraterrestrial Intelligence)
The equation formulated in the 1960’s to estimate the possible number of intelligent civilizations in the Milky Way Galaxy is called the _______ equation.
Although it is currently impossible to see distant planets around other stars using telescopes, we can detect them because the planets exert a gravitational pull on the stars that they orbit. This pull causes the star to _________.
________ telescopes were the first type of telescopes employed to look for the signals of communication from distant civilizations.
One argument for the presence of intelligent life elsewhere in our galaxy assumes that because _________ evolved, the conditions of the universe must be suitable for intelligent life to evolve elsewhere.