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Thousands Of Species Found In Lake Under Antarctic Ice

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A U.S. team found nearly 4,000 species in a subglacial lake that hasn't seen sunlight in millennia, showing life can thrive even under the ice. Follow Zach Toombs: http://www.twitter.com/ZachToombs See more at http://www.newsy.com Sources: NASA http://www.nasa.gov/content/icebridge/news/fall13/change-venue-nasa-icebridge-antarctic-operations/#.U_UZ9LxdVM4 NASA http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:A_close_look_at_the_shelf_(8093672443).jpg National Science Foundation http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=132267 Nature http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v512/n7514/full/nature13667.html Scientific American http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/life-found-800-meters-down-in-antarctic-subglacial-lake/ LiveScience http://www.livescience.com/47461-lake-whillans-species-antarctica-life.html RT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJ90iT6iUJI PLOS One http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0067221 Image via: National Science Foundation / Brent C. Christner http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_images.jsp?cntn_id=132267&org=NSF
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cityofchamps beantown (3 years ago)
great unleash a new strain of virus to wipe us out!
Hyperian (3 years ago)
That is not what I expected at all from that voice.
onjoFilms (3 years ago)
Europa or bust!
skills triebel (3 years ago)
Life is awesome 
huyked (3 years ago)
I hope they drill on those moons, and find life!  That would be awesome.
revanslave (2 years ago)
+Samura1gamer I'm hoping this was sarcasm. What a great day that would be
huyked (3 years ago)
+Samura1gamer What people do with the discovery is up to them.
Samura1gamer (3 years ago)
no it wouldn't. we'd have to demolish all churches&mosques on the planet since even a single bacteria on another planet would mean the religions today were wrong all along. what a nightmare
Roger Kreil (3 years ago)
I believe that there is most definitely life beyond earth and this has boosted my conviction!  :D

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