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FLUORESCENT GLOW MAY REVEAL HIDDEN LIFE IN THE COSMOS

13 Aug 2019, 18:43 UTC
FLUORESCENT GLOW MAY REVEAL HIDDEN LIFE IN THE COSMOS Carl Sagan Institute

Harsh ultraviolet radiation flares from red suns, once thought to destroy surface life on planets, might help uncover hidden biospheres. Their radiation could trigger a protective glow from life on exoplanets called biofluorescence, according to new Cornell research.

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