Space & Astronomy
Could flowers bloom on icy moon Europa ?
By T.K. Randall
May 7, 2009 · 5 comments
Image Credit: NASA
Conditions could be right for plant life to grow and even flower on Jupiter's icy moon Europa a prominent physicist has claimed. Freeman Dyson believes future missions to Europa should keep an eye out for flowers there.
Physicist and futurist Freeman Dyson says we should search for extraterrestrial life where it is easiest to find, even if the conditions there are not ideal for life as we know it. Specifically, he says spacecraft should look for flowers – similar to those found in Earth's Arctic regions – on icy moons and comets in the outer solar system."
Source: New Scientist
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