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Life on Mars: Curiosity finds a promising lake bed

After about two decades of poking around Mars, it’s clear that scientists don’t expect to find life, certainly not on the surface [SciTechStory: Life on Mars: If it exists, is below the surface]. There are no Martian yetis, or if any life at all, nothing bigger than a bacteria – probably living deep below the […]
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“Gray Mars” and the stuff of life

Rover Curiosity’s bore hole in Mars rock, note color change from reddish to gray Scientific knowledge requires a process of confirmation, for example, scientists have believed for decades that Mars had water and may still have it either in ice form or in the underground. This belief started with observations drawn from Mars photographs from […]
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