Life May Be Seething Under the Martian Crust, Say Scientists

The case for life on Mars just got a lot more persuasive. Last week NASA scientists announced the discovery of methane gas on the red planet, which might be created by subterranean life forms. » 1/19/09 1:33pm 1/19/09 1:33pm

Life On Mars? "Maybe," Says NASA

Now that the Phoenix lander is up there digging trenches on Mars, conspiracy theories are starting to swirl. This week, even the mainstream media was abuzz with reports that NASA was withholding a major announcement - the discovery of life (or evidence of past life) on Mars. The wild speculation forced NASA to go… » 8/07/08 8:00am 8/07/08 8:00am