Martian Soil Can Support Life, Say Scientists

mars-soil According to the NASA scientists, the first analysis on the soil taken by the Mars Phoenix Lander indicates that it is capable of supporting life, as it is much more alkaline than they thought it would be.

According to the wet chemistry laboratory chief investigator, the nutrients found in the soil are sufficient to support life. He also said that this type of soil can even be found in backyards, and you could probably grow plants such as asparagus in it.

While they wouldn’t say that life existed in it, they did say that there isn’t anything toxic in it, and it could support life.

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