Extreme Life Forms Might be Able to Survive on Eccentric Exoplanets

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 14:30 in Earth & Climate

Astronomers have discovered a veritable rogues' gallery of odd exoplanets -- from scorching hot worlds with molten surfaces to frigid ice balls. And while the hunt continues for the elusive "blue dot" -- a planet with roughly the same characteristics as Earth -- new research reveals that life might actually be able to survive on some of the many exoplanetary oddballs that exist.

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