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Viking robots found life on Mars in 1976, scientists say

NASA found life on Mars in 1976, an international team of mathematicians and scientists say in a paper published this week. Researchers reanalyzed the results of a 1976 experiment conducted by NASA’s Viking robots to detect for life on Mars. The robots picked up soil samples from the Red Planet and looked for signs of microbial metabolism. At the time, scientists concluded the Labeled Release Experiment showed geological activity, not biological.
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