A blueprint for life forms on Mars?

Published: 21 June 2022

The extremely salty, very cold, and almost oxygen-free environment under the permafrost of Lost Hammer Spring in Canada’s High Arctic is the one that most closely resembles certain areas on Mars....

Virtual Seminar-Driving Curiosity: Exploring Martian geology and habitability through mineralogy

Friday, October 1, 2021 11:00to12:00

Join Earth and Planetary Sciences virtually for our Friday seminar featuring the MSA distinguished lecturer Shaunna M. Morrison/epsCategory: Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences (EPS)

Experts: Mars 2020’s Perseverance landing in Jezero Crater

Published: 19 February 2021

NASA’s science rover Perseverance, the most advanced astrobiology laboratory ever sent to another world, streaked through the Martian atmosphere on Thursday, February 18 and landed safely on the...

Experts: Radar evidence of liquid water on Mars

Published: 25 July 2018

"A Mars orbiter has detected a wide lake of liquid water hidden below the planet’s southern ice sheets. There have been much-debated hints of tiny, ephemeral amounts of water on Mars before. But if...

CTV | The search for life on Mars begins at McGill's Macdonald Campus

Published: 26 February 2018

“There are some indications that Mars, many billions of years ago, was much warmer – and much wetter,” explained Lyle White, a McGill professor. “Where it would have been an environment that we can...

New technique for finding life on Mars

Published: 22 January 2018

Researchers demonstrate for the first time the potential of existing technology to directly detect and characterize life on Mars and other planets. The study, published in Frontiers in Microbiology...

New technique for finding life on Mars

Published: 19 January 2018

Researchers demonstrate for the first time the potential of existing technology to directly detect and characterize life on Mars and other planets. The study, published in Frontiers in Microbiology...

Postcards from Mars: Using Rovers to Search for Evidence of Life on the Red Planet, 8:00

Sunday, September 6, 2015 08:00to09:00

Are we alone? Searching for life out there/canal-savoirCategory: Canal Savoir broadcast schedule

Bacterium from Canadian High Arctic and life on Mars

Published: 22 May 2013

The temperature in the permafrost on Ellesmere Island in the Canadian high Arctic is nearly as cold as that of the surface of Mars. So the recent discovery by a McGill University led team of...

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