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This NOVA article presents an interview with NASA planetary scientist Christopher McKay concerning the possibility that life has existed on Mars.  The interview covers all the requirements for life, and whether they were met on Mars in the past. The discussion is accessible for general audiences.
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- Exoplanets
= Astrobiology
- Solar System
= Mars
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- Life Sciences
- Informal Education
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
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Keywords: Mars exploration, life on Mars, water on Mars
Record Creator: Metadata instance created June 5, 2008 by Ed Lee
Record Updated: Aug 19, 2020 by Lyle Barbato
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Does Mars Have Life? (WGBH Educational Foundation, Boston, 2008), <>.
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Does Mars Have Life?. (2008). Retrieved February 22, 2024, from WGBH Educational Foundation:
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WGBH Educational Foundation. Does Mars Have Life?. Boston: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2008. (accessed 22 February 2024).
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Does Mars Have Life?. Boston: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2008. 22 Feb. 2024 <>.
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@misc{ Title = {Does Mars Have Life?}, Publisher = {WGBH Educational Foundation}, Volume = {2024}, Number = {22 February 2024}, Year = {2008} }
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