Mars - Antarctica Connection

The Atacama, which gets less than 20 millimetres (0.8in) of rainfall a year and can go without rain for decades, is the most similar place on Earth to rocky, barren Mars

Is there life on MARS? Bacteria that has 'rebounded' in the Atacama desert's most arid regions suggest life could survive on the red planet
Bacteria have live in the driest regions of the Atacama desert for millions of years
They shut down for long periods but become metabolically active when it rains
Study shows alien life could exist on Mars despite its inhospitable conditions

Feb 26, 2018

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