Did NASA Find Life on Mars in the 1970's?

When the Viking landers touched down on Mars in 1976, the search for life on the Red Planet was said to be inconclusive. Before human beings head to Mars, we should make sure we know if life is already there.

he idea of life on Mars has fascinated people since Percival Lowell first recorded features that he believed to be channels of water on the Red Planet. He named his perceived features canali, the Italian word for channel. These reports were badly translated by the media of the time as canals, suggesting that the astronomer had discovered an artificial…

--

--

Exploring the wonders of the Cosmos, one mystery at a time

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
The Cosmic Companion

Breaking down barriers to science education through the merger of technologies and media, unlocking the potential of 21st century education.