|archmage||Date: Sunday, 05-February-2012, 5:52 PM | Message # 1|
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|Life could not exist on the surface of Mars because the planet has experienced a 600 million year "super-drought", scientists claim. |
Analysis of soil from the red planet found that its surface had been dry for such a long time that any life would have to be lurking deep underground.
Researchers deduced that there had been water present during a warmer period lasting up to 5,000 years in the distant past, but this would have been too little time for life to establish itself on the surface.
Full article/source - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science....fe.html