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Wanna See Real Martians? Here’s a Picture of What They Probably Look Like

Due to the exciting discovery of methane gas on Mars, the types of bacteria that scientists will be looking for there are known as METHANOGENS. Here’s what Wikipedia says about this kind of bacteria:  Methanogens are archaea that produce methane … Continue reading

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Who (or WHAT) Cut the Cheese?: The NY Times Reports TODAY That Scientists Are Closing in on Martian Sites That Might Have Methane Producing Bacteria

The New York Times today reports on NASA’s recent announcement of methane detection in the Martian atmosphere: Subsurface Martian cows are highly unlikely. But scientists are seriously considering the possibility of bacteria. And: When the presence of methane was reported … Continue reading

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