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Finding extant life to determine its nature will require drilling down hundreds of meters to reach underground water where life might still thrive, bringing up samples, culturing them, and subjecting them to analysis.
THE PROFOUND POTENTIAL OF ELON MUSK’S NEW ROCKET - ISSUE 100: OUTSIDERSROBERT ZUBRINMAY 12, 2021NAUTILUS
Unlike most films in the Disney princess pantheon, Raya’s story isn’t taken from any extant cultural source, but comes from the brain of veteran Disney director Bradley Raymond, known mainly for directing sequels like Lion King 3 and Pocahontas 2.
DISNEY’S RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON IS A SUMPTUOUS FANTASY — BUT IT MAKES A MESS OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN CULTUREAJA ROMANOMARCH 5, 2021VOX
As a result, the newly described fossil “fills a gap between the Nile crocodile in Africa and the four extant American species,” Delfino says.
AN ANCIENT SKULL HINTS CROCODILES SWAM FROM AFRICA TO THE AMERICASCAROLYN WILKEJULY 23, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Norumbegam illi nobis nescio quam, vrbsque & castella nominant, quorum hodie ne vmbra quidem aut ipsa vox extant.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
Double purfled violins seem never to have left his hands, as none appear to be extant and no mention is made of any.
ANTONIO STRADIVARIHORACE WILLIAM PETHERICK
These four instruments are considered by most of the virtuosi, to be probably the finest examples extant of this great master.
VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
So easy am I in my mind that I have not even sent down to my office to see if the papers are still extant.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
Over one hundred panegyrics of various saints written by St. Augustine are still extant.
MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANSVARIOUS
Among these is the Jewish Cemetery before mentioned, of which no evidence is extant save Bosios description.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
Such poems, by Froissart and Charles d'Orleans, are still extant.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER

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