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Water on Mars and Life (Advances in Astrobiology and Biogeophysics)

 Water on Mars and Life (Advances in Astrobiology and Biogeophysics)  ... Read More

NASA Orbiter Provides Insights About Mars Water and Climate

Gullies with Characteristics of Water-Carved Channels False-color image of gully channels in a crater... Read More

Young Mars Most Likely To Support Life, New Mineral History Shows

Mars started out relatively wet and temperate, underwent a major climate shift, and evolved into a cold, dry place strewn... Read More

Building Blocks Of Life Formed On Mars, Scientists Conclude

Dec. 12, 2007 — Organic compounds contain carbon and hydrogen and form the building blocks of all life on Earth. By... Read More

Hunting Martian Fossils Best Bet For Locating Mars Life, Says Researcher

Feb. 19, 2007 — Hunting for traces of life on Mars calls for two radically different strategies, says Arizona State... Read More

Minerals On Mars Influence Measuring Of Its Temperature

July 21, 2009 — A team of researchers from the CSIC-INTA Astrobiology Centre in Madrid has confirmed that the type of... Read More

Life On Mars? Elusive Mineral Bolsters Chances, Researchers Say

Dec. 19, 2008 — Over the last several years, scientists have built a very convincing case that Mars hosted water,... Read More

Modern Myths Concerning Life on Mars

Modern Myths Concerning Life on Mars by Gilbert V. Levin* BioSpherix Division, Spherix Incorporated, Annapolis, MD... Read More

Modern Myths Concerning Life on Mars

Modern Myths Concerning Life on Mars by Gilbert V. LevinBioSpherix Division, Spherix Incorporated, Annapolis, MD 21401,... Read More

Life On Mars? New Data Reveal Places To Search

Feb. 24, 2005 — PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Mars Express, Europe’s first mission to the Red Planet, has generated a slew of... Read More

Galaxy gardening more than hobby for future moon, Mars residents

      Special chambers had to be built to create conditions similar to the... Read More

The missing organic molecules on Mars

Steven A. Benner*, Kevin G. Devine, Lidia N. Matveeva, and David H. Powell Departments of Chemistry, Anatomy, and Cell... Read More

Experiment Shows Mars Needs To Take Antioxidants For Life

Intense ultraviolet radiation that pierces Mars' thin atmosphere produces an abundance of oxygen ions, a common free... Read More

Magnetofossils from Ancient Mars: a Robust Biosignature in the Martian Meteorite ALH84001

BRIEF HISTORY OF MARTIAN METEORITE ALH84001 On 27 December 1984, during a snowmobile ride on the far western Allan Hills... Read More

The search for life on Mars begins in Siberia

NASA and Russian scientists have been selected to take the search for life in the solar system to the frozen reaches of... Read More

Life Forms May Have Evolved In Ancient Hot Springs On Mars

Data from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) suggest the discovery of ancient springs in the Vernal Crater, sites where... Read More

Atacama rover helps NASA learn to search for life on Mars

A dedicated team of scientists is spending the next four weeks in northern Chile's Atacama Desert. They are studying the... Read More

Mars Rover device gets new mission on Earth

Mars Rover at the Udvar-Hazy Center of the National Air and Space Museum in Chantilly, Va.   Credit:... Read More

Cold Case: Looking For Life On Mars

Mar. 23, 2006 — Evidence never dies in the popular TV show Cold Case. Nor do some traces of life disappear on Earth,... Read More

UV Shielding Properties of Jarosite Vs. Gypsum: Astrobiological Implications for Mars

UV Shielding Properties of Jarosite Vs. Gypsum: Astrobiological Implications for Mars 1G. Amaral, 2J. Martinez-Frias and... Read More

Was There Life On Mars? Shiny Rock Coating May Hold The Answer

A mysterious shiny coating found on rocks in many of Earth's arid environments could reveal whether there was once life on... Read More

Microbial Diversity and Its Relationship to Planetary Protection

MINIREVIEW Ronald L. Crawford Environmental Biotechnology Institute, University of Idaho, P.O. Box 441052, Moscow,... Read More

Keeping Mars warm with new super greenhouse gases

Special FeatureGeophysics Keeping Mars warm with new super greenhouse gases M. F. Gerstell*, J. S. Francisco, Y. L. Yung*,,... Read More

Rocks could reveal secrets of life on Earth – and Mars

A new UK project could help detect evidence for life on Mars, as well as improve our understanding of how it evolved on... Read More

Use of spacecraft data to derive regions on Mars where liquid water would be stable

Special FeatureAstronomy Use of spacecraft data to derive regions on Mars where liquid water would be stable Brad Lobitz*,... Read More

Rocks could reveal secrets of life on Earth – and Mars

A new UK project could help detect evidence for life on Mars, as well as improve our understanding of how it evolved on... Read More

Bacteria Grown In Simulated Martian Environment

A University of Arkansas researcher has become the first scientist to grow methane-producing microorganisms under some of... Read More

Microbial origin of excess methane in glacial ice and implications for life on Mars

H. C. Tung,* N. E. Bramall,† and P. B. Price† Departments of *Environmental Science, Policy, and Management and... Read More

Analysis of evidence of Mars life

The Carnegie Institution Geophysical Laboratory Seminar Analysis of evidence of Mars life held 05/14/2007 Summary of... Read More

Bacillus odysseyi sp. nov., a round-spore-forming bacillus isolated from the Mars Odyssey spacecraft

Myron T. La Duc, Masataka Satomi and Kasthuri Venkateswaran Abstract A round-spore-forming Bacillus species that... Read More

Analysis of evidence of Mars life

The Carnegie Institution Geophysical Laboratory Seminar Analysis of evidence of Mars life held 05/14/2007 5251 Broad... Read More

Are We All Aliens? The New Case for Panspermia

By Robert Roy Britt Nestled safely inside the belly of a comet orbiting some unknown star, a microscopic alien sits... Read More

Life in the Universe

 Life in the Universe      ... Read More

Localization and Physical Property Experiments Conducted by Opportunity at Meridiani Planum

REPORTS R. E. Arvidson,1*R. C. Anderson,2P. Bartlett,3J. F. Bell, III,4P. R. Christensen,5P. Chu,3K. Davis,3B. L.... Read More

New Cleaning Protocol For Future ‘Search For Life’ Missions

Scientists have developed a new cleaning protocol for space hardware, such as the scoops of Mars rovers, which could be... Read More

Small Molecule Interactions Were Central To The Origin Of Life

Mars Rock Cool Enough to Transport Life to Earth By Robert Roy Britt In a discovery that has scientists rethinking where... Read More

Shooting for the moon

Lunar surface may hold evidence that asteroids crashed into Earth   Clues to Earth's earliest days and first microbial... Read More

New study of solar system speculates about life on other planets

A comprehensive review by leading scientists about our Solar System which speculates on the possibility of life on other... Read More

Astrobiologist to hunt small game in Siberia

Sleeping on the permafrost and drilling for ice doesn't sound like the ideal way to spend your summer. It's remote, it's... Read More

Models Show One Nearby Star System Could Host Earth-like Planet

Models Show One Nearby Star System Could Host Earth-like Planet The steady discovery of giant planets orbiting stars other... Read More