Now Is There Life on Mars?

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Part 5



This is Ken Ham, a publisher of the award-winning family magazine called Answers.


Scientists have long hoped to find signs of life on the red surface of Mars. But a recent study suggests Mars is more uninhabitable than previously thought.

Salt minerals found on the surface of Mars kill bacteria in just a few minutes. Scientists originally thought the minerals weren’t a problem because they need heat to activate them, and Mars is cold. But new research shows all they need to become active is UV light. This means any bacterial life on Mars would be killed right away.

Mars was never designed for life, but Earth was. That’s why we find life in just about every place on earth, but nowhere else.

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