Mars Life Grows ?

Ian Goddard (
Fri, 01 Nov 1996 04:39:43 -0500

*** British scientists back life on Mars theory

British astronomers said Thursday they had found evidence to back U.S.
space scientists' reports that they had found traces of life in a
meteorite from Mars. The British scientists said samples from two
separate Martian meteorites showed definite traces that could have
been left by living organisms. One was recent enough to indicate that
there still could be life surviving somewhere on Mars. That sample
contained traces of a carbon isotope that is often formed by
microscopic life forms on Earth. For the full text story, see