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actually there is life in our solar system!

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posted on Mar, 16 2006 @ 02:05 PM
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why do people still deny et life in the universe when theres already et life in our own solar system???? more attention i figure. life doesnt have to be 2 arms 2 legs by the way... life can be small as a grain of sand. am i the only one who remembers this historic moment?

> www.pianeta-marte.it...

> www.physics.udel.edu...

> news.bbc.co.uk...




posted on Mar, 16 2006 @ 02:34 PM
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Pictures on and two are the same image, just different colorizations....

Also, the test results from ALH-84001 all proved inconclusive, with the majority of today's scientists believing it not to be evidence of past life.



posted on Mar, 16 2006 @ 02:58 PM
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From your articles.




This structure found in a meteorite from Mars is still controversial but could be the remains of a bacterial lifeform on the Red Planet.
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Extinct volcanoes like Olympus Mons reveal the planet's fiery past.
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Mars' North Pole has a cap of frozen carbon dioxide and water.

news.bbc.co.uk...

The mars rock was a lot of circumstancial evidence. There was evidence that it was bacteria (the photo found here had color edited in for clarity) but the 'bacteria fossils' could also be explained away. Beyond a doubt, we cannot say that it is fossilized bacteria or not
It is widely accepted that mars was once like the earth in that it had tectonic activity ("plates" of rock floating over a molten layer with a liquid metal core), but that the "dynamo", or the motion within the planet that created an electromagnetic field slowly faded away.
With the loss of the EM field, Mars was no longer protected from the full force of the sun's spectrum, and solar winds literally ripped away the atmosphere of the planet. It is a dead planet, and the frozen carbon dioxide that exists on the pole is able to exist because of the extreme temperatures it is put under.


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Consider that image. The atmospheric pressure (psi) of mars is so low that water tends to boil around the balmy temperature of 32 degrees F (0 Degree C). Fortunately, the temperature around the poles of Mars can reach -150 Degree F, enough to freeze carbon dioxide at very low pressures.

But, to your point. There is, indeed, hope for life on mars in the form of Archaea bacteria, that form which has been documented to exist at the extremes here on earth. To this date, though, there has been no scientific, peer-reviewed evidence of life on other planets. Not only are there numerous places on Mars where tiny colonies of these guys could be hiding out, there's hope that there could be planet (or moon, in this case)-wide colonies out there.

news.nationalgeographic.com...

For example, the Cassini spacecraft has sent back information about Saturn's moon Enceladus. It is actually shooting water up out into space. As one of your articles pointed out, water 'is the crib of life'

www.space.com...

Also, there's hope that Archaea bacteria, if not something more significant, could exist on Saturn's moon Titan, and the most significant source for life in our backyard is underneath the icy sheet of Europa.

Hope this helps

[edit on 16-3-2006 by TheGoodDoctorFunk]

[edit on 16-3-2006 by TheGoodDoctorFunk]



posted on Mar, 16 2006 @ 02:59 PM
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The 'bacteria' is exactly the same texture as the rocks around it. I therefore doubt it is evidence or we would see more of them.



posted on Mar, 16 2006 @ 03:09 PM
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This leaf is the same color as the rock surrounding it (or a near enough facsimile, as it is not being observed under an electron microscope). Still, it is evidence of a leaf which fossilized however many years ago. Believers of the mars rock put the same proposal up, that these 'bacteria' were fossilized, so they are the same color as the rock around them. If we cracked open a rock and a fossilized alien reptile was in there, we'd have unassailable proof that mars did sustain life. When you get down to the realm of fossilized single celled organisms, it's a little difficult to ascertain whether they are the real deal or not



posted on Mar, 16 2006 @ 03:33 PM
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Past a certain point of magnification, there is no such thing as "color."
Why don't I just shut up? Good question.



posted on Mar, 16 2006 @ 04:43 PM
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oh and another thing why would they almighty God make a universe trillions of lightyears wide, or even make solar systems, with one intelligent species? it sounds stupid to have so much space and no one else exploring it. saying humans are the only form on life in the universe is like saying salmon is the only kind of fish in the ocean.



posted on Mar, 18 2006 @ 04:05 AM
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Originally posted by byhiniur
The 'bacteria' is exactly the same texture as the rocks around it. I therefore doubt it is evidence or we would see more of them.


with a significant find like this of coarse nasa is going to change the color using software so when it gets printed in newspapers peoples eyes go directly toward the object. the only reason its a different color is for clarification of the bacteria.



posted on Mar, 19 2006 @ 11:26 AM
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Originally posted by worksoftplayhard
oh and another thing why would they almighty God make a universe trillions of lightyears wide, or even make solar systems, with one intelligent species? it sounds stupid to have so much space and no one else exploring it. saying humans are the only form on life in the universe is like saying salmon is the only kind of fish in the ocean.


He made the Heavens and the Earth and all that be in it.



posted on Mar, 26 2006 @ 05:38 PM
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i figure God also made more than one form of life, even if it is bacterial, in the universe to make things interesting... if God can do anything, making another form of life would be like God snapping his fingers.

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posted on Mar, 27 2006 @ 04:39 PM
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Originally posted by cmdrkeenkid
Pictures on and two are the same image, just different colorizations....

Also, the test results from ALH-84001 all proved inconclusive, with the majority of today's scientists believing it not to be evidence of past life.


mars.spherix.com...

And i really believe they found life on the first try. Give that a read and tell me what you think. There is a great deal of interest in him anyways:


But Dr. Gilbert Levin of Spherix, Inc., and his son, Dr. Ron Levin of MIT's Lincoln Laboratory, believe differently. They say that liquid water in limited amounts and for limited times can exist on the surface of present-day Mars. They have based their theory on data collected from the Viking landers and on the 1998 Mars Pathfinder mission.
This father-son team has suggested a diurnal water cycle on Mars: water vapor in the air freezes out by night, then during the day the ice melts. As the day progresses, the heat of the Sun causes this liquid water to evaporate back into the air.

It has already been established from Viking photographs that a thin frost does form overnight on certain areas of the martian surface. Unlike many scientists, the Levins believe that this frosty layer does not instantly revert back into water vapor when the Sun rises. They suggest that, in the early hours of the martian morning, the atmosphere more than one meter above the martian surface remains too cold to hold water vapor. So the moisture stays on the ground.

Data from the Mars Pathfinder support this theory, as the Pathfinder temperature readings noted that temperatures one meter above the surface were often dozens of degrees colder than the temperatures closer to the ground.

www.astrobio.net...



Another find in the two decades-plus Viking treasure-trove of data was outlined by Joe Miller, associate professor in the Department of Cell and Neurobiology at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.
Miller has recently reviewed the Viking LR data in great detail.

"To my surprise, in their LR experiment, they seemed to have clear periodic oscillations in the release of gas from a Martian soil sample injected with a nutrient solution. The oscillations in gas release had a period of what appeared to be one Martian day. Being a circadian biologist, I became very excited," Miller told SPACE.com.

On Earth, Miller said, circadian rhythms -- oscillations with a period of nearly 24 hours -- are present in every species examined down to blue-green algae. Was it possible, he asked, that the LR experiment was recording the circadian rhythm of a Martian soil-dwelling microbe?
NASA worked with Miller, providing him the 1976 LR data sets, as well as converting the information to an electronic format. That allowed the circadian biologist to study the data using modern computer-based analytical tools."I found that the gas release was indeed rhythmic, with a period of precisely 24.66 hours, a Martian day," Miller said. This finding, along with other painstaking assessments about LR operations, the scientist feels that a Martian circadian rhythm in the experiment may constitute a biosignature - a sign of life.

www.space.com...



Maybe Mars even has life today. The evidence sent back from Mars by two Viking Landers in 1976 and 1977 was not clearcut (6). In fact, NASA's first press release about the Viking tests announced that the results were positive. The "Labelled Release" (LR) experiments had given positive results. But after lengthy discussions in which Carl Sagan participated, NASA reversed its position, mainly because another experiment detected no organics in the soil. Yet Gilbert V. Levin, the principal designer of the LR experiment, still believes the tests pointed to life on Mars (7). When the same two experiments were run on soil from Antarctica, the same conflicting results were obtained (LR - positive; organics - negative.) Soil from Antarctica definitely contains life. The test for organics was negative because it is far less sensitive than the LR experiment. The same problem could have caused the organics test on Mars to give a false negative.

www.panspermia.org...


Well i do believe it's worth read so get at it!

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