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Originally posted by iforget
And she is the principal investigator of a new three-year, $2.4 million NASA grant to study microbial life at the edge of Greenland's receding ice sheet. She and her colleagues hope that by identifying patterns of methane production there will provide crucial context for analyzing methane plumes on Mars. As the hypothesis goes, if microorganisms leave an identifiable signature within methane plumes on Earth, then the identification of similar signatures within Martian methane plumes would be tantalizing indeed.
IU News May17th 2011
The event will also be streamed, with a live chat available, at
Ustream Nasaedit on 8/4/2011 by iforget because: (no reason given)
SO: THE MISTERY OF MARTIAN METHANE...