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Life On Mars May Be Detectable Much Closer To The Surface Than Previously Thought

Life on Mars, and the possible evidence of extinct life there, may be detectable at much shallower depths beneath the Martian surface than was originally thought, according to new research. If this is true it will greatly improve the likelihood that NASA’s newest Mars rover, Curiosity, will find evidence of life. Curiosity is scheduled to [...]
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Have the Odds of Finding Life on Mars Increased? --The August 5th "Curiosity" Science-Lab Landing

Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (2 years ago)

New NASA research that lays out the optimal depths and locations to probe for organic molecules like those that compose living organisms as we know them, could help the newest Mars rover scout for evidence of life beneath the surfac... Read Post

Ancient Mars Water Flows Hint Life was Once Possible

Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (2 years ago)

Ridges in impact craters on Mars appear to be fossils of cracks in the Martian surface, formed by minerals deposited by flowing water. Water flowing beneath the surface suggests life may once have been possible on Mars. Networks of ... Read Post

Curiosity catches a whiff of methane on Mars -- and a possibility of past life

Business & Finance / Personal Finance : The Week: Personal Finance (4 days ago)

NASA has revealed that a whiff of methane has been detected twice in the last couple of years at the Martian surface by the Curiosity Rover. The source of the methane is uncertain. It is not even clear if the methane originated on M... Read Post


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