MAY 17, 2021 8:30 AM PDT

What is the Potential for Life on Mars?

WRITTEN BY: Annie Lennon

International organizations are pouring in billions of dollars to find signs of life on Mars. While some evidence points towards the possibility of its existance in the distant past, many question whether it could still be there today. That said, here's a summary of what we know so far about the potential for life on the red planet. 

 

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Annie Lennon is a writer whose work also appears in Medical News Today, Psych Central, Psychology Today, and other outlets. When she's not writing, she is COO of Xeurix, an HR startup that assesses jobfit from gamified workplace simulations.
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