Is there life on Mars? Newcastle experts could hold the answer

Is there life on Mars? Newcastle experts could hold the answer
 

Is there life on Mars? Experts from Newcastle University could help provide the answer.
Biological evidence of life in basalt rocks - similar to those found on Mars - has been detected for the first time and could pave the way to the first positive identification of extra-terrestrial life.
The Newcastle team has been able to identify a variety of organic compounds deposited in microscopic ‘tunnels’ in basalt rocks recovered from the Ontong Java plateau in the Pacific Ocean.
Believed to have been left behind as finger-like tubule structures made by microbes 200 million years ago, this is the... read more

 
13 October 2016 in Regional North East, Views: 40
Source: Sunday Sun
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