Potential adaptations of an E. Coli Colony on the surface of Venus

Emily Jane Burrows


The conditions of the surface of Venus are extremely harsh, and there is no naturally evolved life on Venus. E. coli is a bacteria with a number of subtypes and adaptations to varying environments. This paper covers a number of adaptations a theoretical colony of E. coli bacteria could evolve, based on pre-existing adaptations of E. coli to its natural environments.


Extra-terrestrial Life; Biology; Astrobiology; Bacteria; E.coli; Evolution; Venus

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