Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Life’s respiration within ice and a history of Martian rover advancement

Welcome! "Alien Life" tracks the latest discoveries and thoughts in the various elements of the famous Drake Equation. Here's today's news:
g Abodes - In July 2011, a rare Martian meteorite fell to Earth - the first in about 50 years. The meteorite could hold clues to the history of the Martian environment and the potential for life on the red planet. See article.
g Life - A new study shows that two types of bacterium found at the bottom of glaciers show signs of respiration while living in ice. See article.
g Cosmicus - NASA Mars rovers have come a long way in terms of size and capability since the rebirth of Red Planet surface exploration just 15 years ago – spanning from 1997 to 2012. NASA's newest rover, Curiosity, is scheduled to touch down on Mars in August. See article.

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