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Crater Bottoms Could Be Cradles Of Martian Life

April 7th, 2016

Episode 457 of 682 episodes

Four billion years ago, asteroids and comets could have melted the Martian cryosphere, and started up hydrothermal springs—a potential hotspot for ancient microbial life. Christopher Intagliata reports.

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