Mars

Experts: Mars 2020’s Perseverance landing in Jezero Crater

Published: 19Feb2021

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: 25Jul2018

"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: 26Feb2018

“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: 19Jan2018

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...

Nearing the limits of life on Earth

Published: 19Jan2016

By Katherine Gombay, McGill Newsroom Failure to find active microbes in coldest Antarctic soils has implications for search for life on Mars

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