Cosmic Biology pp 201-223 | Cite as

Fire and Ice

  • Louis Neal Irwin
  • Dirk Schulze-Makuch
Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)


Linda Morabito was four years out of college with a degree in astronomy when she became a navigation engineer for the Voyager mission. On 5 March 1979, Voyager 1 made its closest approach to lo, taking pictures that revealed a world utterly unlike any yet seen in the Solar System (Figure 9.1a).


Solar System Sulfur Dioxide Lava Lake Planetary Body Deinococcus Radiodurans 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Louis Neal Irwin
    • 1
  • Dirk Schulze-Makuch
    • 2
  1. 1.The University of Texas at El PasoEl PasoUSA
  2. 2.Washington State UniversityPullmanUSA

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