[brlug-general] [Fwd: Found it! Ice on Mars]
johnahebert at yahoo.com
Fri May 31 15:52:02 CDT 2002
--- Tim Fournet <tfournet at artisannetwork.com> wrote:
> I read an article a couple months ago about that
> very thing. Scientists
> have observed that microorganisms have survived in
> things like molten
> lava and laying dormant in fossilized amber. They
> even found that
> bacteria had gone dormant inside of equipment left
> on the moon and then
> re-awoke once it was brought to a better
Damn, that's some hardy bacteria.
So, if bacteria can survive the ride, than it probably
had, as well as other micro-organisms. Then
theoretically, we don't _really_ know which planet
life began on in this solar system, or even if it
originated in this solar system at all.
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