Charlottesville–Right Now: Professor Ed Murphy joins Coy Barefoot

12.2.10 Professor of Astronomy at the University of Virginia Ed Murphy joins Coy to discuss NASA’s discovery today of new space life. The bacteria in question is able to survive on arsenic, a substance poisonous to humans. While the breakthrough does not confirm the presence of extraterrestrial life, it does prove the existance of life forms which can thrive in ways atypical to life on Earth. Hear the subject broken down by a local expert here.

UVA Astronomy Professor Ed Murphy with the top 8 space stories of 2008

Ed Murphy is a professor of astronomer at the University of Virginia, and he joined Coy Barefoot on the January 7, 2009 edition of the WINA’s “Charlottesville–Right Now!” to review the top space stories from the previous year.