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Are dark spots on Mars a sign of life?
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- Title Are dark spots on Mars a sign of life?
- Released 13/03/2002 5:47 pm
Are dark spots on Mars a sign of life? Images from the Mars Orbital Camera on NASA's Mars Global Surveyor appear to show dark spots which appear near the south pole of Mars in early spring ('slice' on left). According to a group of Hungarian scientists these spots may be a sign of life on Mars.
(This composite image shows a Mars Orbital Camera image superimposed on a Hubble image of Mars. It is intended to be illustrative rather than scientifically accurate.)
ESA 2002. Illustration by Medialab ©