By Jupiter, there really is life on other planets

By Ann-Marie Parry

Published: 08/01/2014

For years it has been claimed that we on Earth are not alone, but now Aberdeen scientists think there could be dozens more planets supporting life forms than was previously thought.

Research published in Planetary and Space Science challenges the traditional “habitable zone” – the space around a star or sun which can support life – by examining life living deep below the ground.

The work was carried out by a team of academics from Aberdeen and St Andrews universities.

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