Saturn's Moon Titan Harbor Mysterious Kind of Life

February 28, 2015 8:10 AM

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Scientists of Cornell University claim that Titan’s may harbor life. Astonishingly, life of Titan is more mysterious than previously thought. Researchers believe that a large amount of methane present on Titan’s surface can easily form oxygen free cells. They modeled an oxygen free life with the help of new type of cell membrane. The cell has the ability to function in the extreme temperature of liquid methane: minus 292 degrees. The study is printed in 27th February’s edition of Journal Advances.

For us humans living on earth, water is synonymous with life. This is why astrobiologists start by looking for liquid water when they explore life beyond Earth.

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