SETI [ASTRO] Martian Organic Matter in ALH84001?


Larry Klaes (lklaes@bbn.com)
Thu, 10 Jun 1999 13:57:16 -0400


>X-Authentication-Warning: brickbat12.mindspring.com: majordom set sender to owner-astro using -f >Date: Thu, 10 Jun 1999 17:38:07 GMT >From: Ron Baalke <BAALKE@kelvin.jpl.nasa.gov> >To: astro@lists.mindspring.com >Subject: [ASTRO] Martian Organic Matter in ALH84001? >Sender: owner-astro@brickbat12.mindspring.com >Reply-To: Ron Baalke <BAALKE@kelvin.jpl.nasa.gov> > > >Martian Organic Matter in ALH84001? >Written by G. Jeffrey Taylor >Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology >June 3, 1999 > >A recent paper by Luann Becker, Brian Popp, Terri Rust (all at the >University of Hawai'i), and Jeffrey Bada (University of California, San >Diego) claims to have the first definitive evidence for the presence of >martian organic compounds in martian meteorite ALH84001, the famous >meteorite that may or may not have fossils in it. They do not think that >these organic compounds reflect biological processes on Mars. > >Full story here: > >http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/PSRdiscoveries/June99/organicsBecker.html >



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