Category: Space

  • Why the Arsenic Aliens were Disappointing

    Some bacteria learned to survive and thrive in an environment rich in Arsenic, a normally poisonous element to life. It’s poisonous because chemically it’s almost interchangeable with Phosphorus (note their same column position in the Periodic Table). It’s usually not interchangeable enough and ends up causing problems and interrupting all sorts of necessary biochemical reactions…

  • Moon

    Sometimes I think we got ripped off by only having one moon.