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Evidence of life found on Mars

  1. Feb 16, 2005 #1

    Chronos

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  3. Feb 16, 2005 #2

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    thats a good link, thanks!
    I noticed it had a link to an article about "extremophiles" of different types
    http://www.livescience.com/animalworld/050207_extremophiles.html [Broken]

    and also a link to a news item about evidence of methane on Mars

    It doesnt make me believe or disbelieve anything
    about the liklihood of finding microbic life on Mars
    but it is surely thought-provoking
     
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  4. Feb 17, 2005 #3

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    Although the conclusion is still speculation, I love how it stimulates scientists to study similar findings on Earth. If no non-biological processes on Earth are found to create these gasses, it sure strengthens the life on Mars probability.
     
  5. Feb 17, 2005 #4

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    Along those lines, I saw some pretty pics of "star" sand-dunes which have stimulated people to speculate as to mechanisms that might have formed them and to look for similar dunes on Earth.
    In case anyone is curious:
    http://www.xtl-ak.com/marstrees.html [Broken]
    here's more geological speculation (about formation of Valle Marineris)
    http://www.marsdaily.com/news/marsexpress-05d.html

    mars seems to have "Marsmerized" a bunch of earth geologists both pro and wild-type
    and stimulated them to think, as you say
     
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