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Message 1283914 - Posted: 15 Sep 2012, 4:59:00 UTC

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Mars 'Blueberries': Iron Baubles Spotted By NASA Opportunity Rover, Suggests Life Existed On Red Planet



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Message 1283968 - Posted: 15 Sep 2012, 8:31:43 UTC

I think it is quite likely that some form of life did exist on Mars a long time ago, but it certainly wasn't humanoid. We need to better define life in this context I think. Self replicating thinking organisms like man is one end of the spectrum, microbes are at the other end, worms and slugs somehere in the middle.

Looking at the landscape there certainly seems visual evidence of once flowing water, but whether this was just ice caps melting, or intelligent irrigation is yet to be decided.

But yes wow so far!

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Message 1284196 - Posted: 15 Sep 2012, 18:47:47 UTC - in response to Message 1283968.

I think it is quite likely that some form of life did exist on Mars a long time ago, but it certainly wasn't humanoid. We need to better define life in this context I think. Self replicating thinking organisms like man is one end of the spectrum, microbes are at the other end, worms and slugs somehere in the middle.

Looking at the landscape there certainly seems visual evidence of once flowing water, but whether this was just ice caps melting, or intelligent irrigation is yet to be decided.

But yes wow so far!


I agree with you, Chris!

they dont release inforaton of things whinch they cannot explain.

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Message 1285002 - Posted: 18 Sep 2012, 0:09:38 UTC - in response to Message 1284196.

I think it is quite likely that some form of life did exist on Mars a long time ago, but it certainly wasn't humanoid. We need to better define life in this context I think. Self replicating thinking organisms like man is one end of the spectrum, microbes are at the other end, worms and slugs somehere in the middle.

Looking at the landscape there certainly seems visual evidence of once flowing water, but whether this was just ice caps melting, or intelligent irrigation is yet to be decided.

But yes wow so far!


I agree with you, Chris!

they dont release inforaton of things whinch they cannot explain.


Ouch! guess they do release information they don't understand. (Sorry)


Mars rover Opportunity reveals geological mystery


"The rover is in very good health considering its 8.5 years of hard work on the surface of Mars," said John Callas of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. "Energy production levels are comparable to what they were a full martian year ago, and we are looking forward to productive spring and summer seasons of exploration."

Opportunity is still going strong.

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Message 1285131 - Posted: 18 Sep 2012, 12:27:41 UTC - in response to Message 1285002.

Ouch! guess they do release information they don't understand. (Sorry)


Mars rover Opportunity reveals geological mystery


"The rover is in very good health considering its 8.5 years of hard work on the surface of Mars," said John Callas of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. "Energy production levels are comparable to what they were a full martian year ago, and we are looking forward to productive spring and summer seasons of exploration."

Opportunity is still going strong.


Interesting story Lynn,
Good to see Opportunity is still going strong!

John.
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Message 1285289 - Posted: 19 Sep 2012, 0:19:31 UTC - in response to Message 1285131.

Ouch! guess they do release information they don't understand. (Sorry)


Mars rover Opportunity reveals geological mystery


"The rover is in very good health considering its 8.5 years of hard work on the surface of Mars," said John Callas of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. "Energy production levels are comparable to what they were a full martian year ago, and we are looking forward to productive spring and summer seasons of exploration."

Opportunity is still going strong.


Interesting story Lynn,
Good to see Opportunity is still going strong!

I agree! May she keep on truckin!

John.

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Message 1285405 - Posted: 19 Sep 2012, 8:45:59 UTC

An obvious +1 from me :-)

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