View Full Version : Perchlorates and Water Make for Potential Habitable Environment on Mars

2009-Jul-02, 08:10 PM
Scientists say that the Arctic region studied by Phoenix lander may be a favorable environment for microbes. Just-right chemistry and periods where thin films of liquid water form on the surface could make for a habitable setting. "Not only did we find water ice, as expected, but the soil chemistry and minerals we [...]

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