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Water, or the key to life

Series : Stars in one's wide open eyes

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  00:04:00  2009  SD 16/9  Color  Sound

Simple life forms have probably appeared elsewhere in the universe. On Earth we know of bacteria capable of withstanding colossal temperatures, pressures and radiation. Life thus seems capable of adapting to the most hostile environments. But one ingredient remains essential to the survival of possible extraterrestrial microorganisms, liquid water.

Producer : CNRS Images
Author : De BREM Paul
Scientific adviser : CHAUVIN Philippe (CNRS-INSU, Paris)
Audiovisual processLive shots. Using animations.
Live sounds.
PersonnalitiesMAUREL Marie-Christine(ANBioPhy, FRE CNRS et Univ. Paris 6)
NotesANBioPhy : Laboratoire Acides Nucléiques et BioPhotonique ANBioPhy.


Space Sciences

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Item No.2165
PublicLarge audience
Original SupportVideo DV Cam
Delivery supportDV Cam