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The color purple is the key to finding extraterrestrial life

Vaseline 2 months ago

Milky Way

To determine how the purple bacteria might present itself or indicate alien life in the distant sky, the research team grew more than two dozen strains of purple bacteria, both sulfur and non-sulfur varieties.

They then analyzed their biopigments and the unique light fingerprints emitted by these organisms.

The scientists found that each variety of the purple bacteria, both wet and dry, could produce vibrant biosignatures; furthermore, these beautiful biosignatures are detectable through humanity’s advanced telescopes.