Bacteria on Mars?

Martin Latterich mlatterich at aim.salk.edu
Wed Aug 7 03:42:35 EST 1996


In article <4u8eoq$5u7 at er6.rutgers.edu>, nlandau at eden.rutgers.edu
(Nicholas Landau) wrote:

> I heard a rumour that Kathy Thomasson has a paper coming out in
> _Science_ this week in which she asserts that she has observed
> microfossils in a meteorite believed to have originated from
> Mars.  Any collaborating evidence that this is the case?
> 
> If it is, it'll change everything.
> 
> Nicholas J. Landau
> Dept. Biochemistry and Microbiology
> Rutgers University
> nlandau at eden.rutgers.edu

That's correct. The report is going to appear in the September 16 issue of
Science.

You can read up on the press release at:

http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/pao/NewsRoom/today.html

Enjoy!!

Martin



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