SETI [Fwd: Date put on Mars meteorite 'life' minerals]


Robert Owen (rowen@technologist.com)
Mon, 04 Oct 1999 15:05:07 -0400


Larry Klaes wrote:

> >Date: Mon, 4 Oct 1999 13:04:29 -0400
> >To: "Astronomy Now NewsAlert" <NewsAlert@astrolists.demon.co.uk>
> >From: AN NewsAlert <newsalert@astronow.cix.co.uk>
> >Subject: Date put on Mars meteorite 'life' minerals
>
> > ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> > ASTRONOMY NOW NEWSALERT: Monday, October 4, 1999 @ 1931 GMT
> > ---------------------------------------------------------------------
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> >
> >
> >MARS METEORITE DEPOSITS DATED AT 3.9 BILLION YEARS
> >--------------------------------------------------
> >The carbonate minerals in a meteorite from Mars that may be evidence
> >of life were formed about 3.9 billion years ago, according to new
> >research. This doesn't directly address the possibility that life
> >once existed on Mars, but "It's another piece in the puzzle," said
> >Larry E. Nyquist of NASA's Johnson Space Center.
> >
> > FULL STORY: http://www.astronomynow.com/breaking/9910/04marsrock/
> >
> >
> >IT'S RAINING DIAMONDS ON URANUS AND NEPTUNE
> >-------------------------------------------
> >If experiments at the University of California, Berkeley, are any
> >indication, future explorers of our solar system may well find
> >diamonds hailing down through the atmospheres of Neptune and Uranus.
> >
> > FULL STORY: http://www.astronomynow.com/breaking/9910/03diamonds/
> >
> >
> >NO EVIDENCE OF ANCIENT OCEAN SHORELINES ON MARS
> >-----------------------------------------------
> >Scientists studying high-resolution images from NASA's Mars Global
> >Surveyor spacecraft have concluded there is no evidence of shorelines
> >that would have surrounded oceans that may have once existed on Mars.
> >
> > FULL STORY: http://www.astronomynow.com/breaking/9910/02marsshore/
> >
> >
> >BATTERY ACID CHEMICAL FOUND ON JUPITER'S MOON EUROPA
> >----------------------------------------------------
> >Sulphuric acid -- a corrosive chemical found on Earth in car
> >batteries -- exists on the frozen surface of Jupiter's icy moon
> >Europa, according to results from NASA's Galileo probe.
> >
> > FULL STORY: http://www.astronomynow.com/breaking/9910/01europa/
> >
> >
> >IN RECENT NEWS
> >--------------
> >Some earlier news stories you might have missed:
> >
> >* METRIC MIXUP CAUSED LOSS OF MARS CLIMATE ORBITER
> > FULL STORY: http://www.astronomynow.com/mars/mco/990930units/
> >
> >* DEATH OF MASSIVE STARS MAY TRIGGER BIGGEST EXPLOSIONS
> > FULL STORY: http://www.astronomynow.com/breaking/9909/29blackholejets/
> >
> >* HUBBLE GETS GRAND VIEW OF BIRTH OF "HEFTY" STARS
> > FULL STORY: http://www.astronomynow.com/breaking/9909/29hubble/
> >
> >* CHANDRA FINDS DIAMOND RING IN CRAB NEBULA
> > FULL STORY: http://www.astronomynow.com/breaking/9909/28chandra/
> >
> >* THIS WEEK ON GALILEO
> > FULL STORY: http://www.astronomynow.com/breaking/9909/27galileo/
> >
> >* PROTON ROCKET LAUNCHES LMI-1
> > FULL STORY: http://www.astronomynow.com/breaking/9909/26proton/

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