Saturday, January 17, 2009

It's alive!

I can't help but be excited about the recent news that seasonal variation in atmospheric methane on Mars has been detected using ground-based and orbiting instruments. While not a conclusive statement of the presence of living microbes on the red planet, it does, nonetheless, support the notion that martians may still exist. Check out the story:

Whiff of Martian methane offers lively possibilities

I personally welcome our microbe cousins.

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