Sources: NASA, Jean-Luc Lacour
quote: The chances of "life" in any form being on Mars are practically zero
quote: but what it might be able to find is fossilized evidence of life from long ago.
quote: I'm interested in the technical makeup of all these Martian locations. Can we adapt any to colonies? What about resource extraction and mining? It's exciting, as this is like prospecting on steroid, even if just of the surface and a limited area.
quote: But the whole "water means life" bit...ain't happening.
quote: It's also a fallacy to outright dismiss something based on previous conceptions which aren't all that solid yet.
quote: And proving there once was life on mars, however small, is pretty significant. Goes a long way to *proving* the universe is teeming with life. I mean there's a good chance the universe is filled with life but i'd like to see proof of that within my lifetime. It'd be very convenient if the planet next door is able to offer that.
quote: The chances of "life" in any form being on Mars are practically zero.