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The indication of life hinges on three important pieces of evidence, all discovered within mineralized fractures in the meteorite in close proximity to each other
Mars is almost certain to have been warmer and wetter in its distant past, so the existence of primitive life has been a tantalizing possibility for some time, but the real search may be just beginning.
Skeptics observed that the structures were too small to even hold RNA (ribonucleic acid), a chain of nucleotides like the DNA but usually composed of single strands. RNAs are important biological structures. Also, the possibility of contamination in the Antarctic also existed
An extensive analysis of data from the Mars Global Surveyor and Mars Odyssey by researchers from the University of Hawaii at Manoa showed that Eos Chasma in the Valles Marineris canyon in Mars was a highly likely source.
Originally posted by FlyInTheOintment
reply to post by schitzoandro
No worries! I don't mean to be offensive when I respond in that way to people like Traditional Drummer, but (TD if you're reading this too) I just get wound up easily.
Let's all have fun learning new stuff, and firing up our innate human curiosity and desire to solve problems.
Originally posted by okamitengu
sometimes peoples stories and blurry pictures are all it takes to sentence a man to death, not enough evidence to prove aliens tho?
something warped in that logic