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Old 10-06-2019, 01:02 PM
 
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Unsurprisingly, the cold of the Lunar Night (minus 190 degrees C) was too much for the bilogical specimens and they died. So presumably this tells us that any plant life cannot be exposed and must be underground or very well insulated from the cold in order to survive on the Moon.

Next time it is the turn of a tortoise to find out how long it can last.
Yes.

Because whether or not a tortoise can survive temperatures of 190C is one of the burning scientific questions of our time...
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Old 10-11-2019, 05:35 AM
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Yes.

Because whether or not a tortoise can survive temperatures of 190C is one of the burning scientific questions of our time...
Yeah, but what about the cold?

Scientists have pinpointed the lowest temperature at which simple life can live and grow.
You can read about vitrification here:
https://m.phys.org/news/2013-08-lowe...ture-life.html

But that's, of course, is about organisms living on Earth. In Space, there could be living organisms that we have no clue about.
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Old 10-13-2019, 05:50 PM
 
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In Space, there could be living organisms that we have no clue about.
Assuming none of this 'life' is artificial life or robots which it would possibly be if these other races send probes to our corner of the Universe.
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