Olympus Mons on Mars. NASA
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Volcanic Activity on Ancient Mars May Have Produced Organic Life

New research suggests that active volcanoes on the Red Planet could have created an environment habitable to ancient microbes.

Published On 04/07/2017
12:30 PM EDT
NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft is providing information on the Martian atmosphere today, but will not really help with learning about past conditions related to volcanic activity. NASA