Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 3 - Test Your Understanding - Level 3 - Synthesis/Evaluation - Page 55: 9


If extremophiles can survive extremes of temperature, pH, etc. on Earth, then these might be models for understanding how organisms could survive in the extremes of other worlds such as Mars. This raises the possibility that life could exist on other planets, where more extreme conditions are found.

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The key here is to see the parallel between extreme habitats on Earth and those on other plants such as Mars.
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