Mars' water appears to have been too salty to support life

Thursday, May 29, 2008 - 15:42 in Astronomy & Space

A new analysis of the Martian rock that gave hints of water on the Red Planet -- and, therefore, optimism about the prospect of life -- now suggests the water was more likely a thick brine, far too salty to support life as we know it.The finding, by scientists at Harvard University and Stony Brook University, is detailed this week in the journal more

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