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Searching For Life In Ancient Water Systems of Mars


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"Searching for Life in the Ancient Water Systems of Mars"

A lecture featuring

Dr. Michael Carr
United States Geological Survey

Thursday, August 22, 7:30 PM PDT
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
von Karman Auditorium
4800 Oak Grove Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91109

The discovery of possible microfossils found in a Martian meteorite in Antarctica has fostered an even greater excitement in Mars exploration. In this informative lecture, Dr.Carr will discuss developments in biology in the past decade and how these developments contribute to the studies of possible life within the ancient water systems of Mars.

Dr. Carr is a renowned planetary geologist who served as a key member of the Viking project, and is active in several current planetary projects today.

The lecture is free and open to the public.

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