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Friday, February 18, 2005

Life on Mars?

Keywords: Mars, life, NASA

"A pair of NASA scientists told a group of space officials at a private meeting here Sunday that they have found strong evidence that life may exist today on Mars, hidden away in caves and sustained by pockets of water.

The two scientists, according to sources at the Sunday meeting, based their case in part on Mars’ fluctuating methane signatures that could be a sign of an active underground biosphere and nearby surface concentrations of the sulfate jarosite, a mineral salt found on Earth in hot springs and other acidic bodies of water..."

Link
Source: Space.com

See also:
Space - Topix.net
Mars - Google News
Mars - Yahoo News
Mars - Technorati

Discuss:
The Indirect Case For Life On Mars - Slashdot
Fermi Paradox - tribe.net
Space Travel - tribe.net

Learn:
How Mars Works - HowStuffWorks
Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences - MIT OpenCourseWare

Images:
Mars - Google Search
Mars - Yahoo Search

Audio:
Sands of Mars - NASA

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