Asteroids And Comets Shower Mars With Organics
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Kateryna is a research fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Space Research, Utrecht, department of Astrophysics.

                       

Asteroids And Comets Shower Mars With Organics

Life as we know it is based on water and organic compounds. Studying how water and organics form, evolve and move within our Solar System helps us to understand where and how life can form. The first place to look, of course, is Earth. But for a laboratory free of human interference, Mars is a perfect candidate. We know that Mars was hospitable to life in the past and that there is water on Mars today. But what about organics?...

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