[ExI] "Martian Soil Appears Able to Support Life"

Amara Graps amara at amara.com
Sat Jun 28 16:04:01 UTC 2008

 From the hyperbolic press release:

>  "It is the type of soil you would probably have in your back yard,
>  you know, alkaline. You might be able to grow asparagus in it really
>  well. ... It is very exciting for us."

>Interesting.  Most everyplace I've lived has somewhat acidic soil....

Also in Antarctica.. which is sometimes used as Mars analogs.



Amara Graps, PhD      www.amara.com
Research Scientist, Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), Boulder, Colorado

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