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As you have been there and know everything that exists on the planet???
I think until man actually steps foot on the planet and gets a real look for himself its all speculative and anyone formulating any opinion should just remain silent
Originally posted by AgentSmith
reply to post by sweetnlow
We already have highly detailed data and imagery from several orbiters and rovers to form opinions from. However to jump to assumptions and make claims without all the required evidence to back it up is completely unscientific and slightly religious.
what lives on earth is one thing, what lives on mars or in the sun is another thing, hell there's living forms of life that's here that's yet to even be seen and in its hostile or temperate living environments.
Or are you try to prove that these Scientists and all the "ASTROBIOLOGY Board" are pushed by a religious behavior?
Methane -- four atoms of hydrogen bound to a carbon atom -- is the main component of natural gas on Earth. It's of interest to astrobiologists because organisms release much of Earth's methane as they digest nutrients. However, other purely geological processes, like oxidation of iron, also release methane. "Right now, we don’t have enough information to tell if biology or geology -- or both -- is producing the methane on Mars," said Mumma.