Organic molecules found on Mars

10 Jun 2018

This story comes from NASA but is pretty widespread on the blogs - see for example https://wattsupwiththat.com/2018/06/organic-molecules-found-on-mars-mit-... .... Curiosity Rover found organic material on Mars when digging into the surface. This may indicate Mars once harboured life - or some kind of primitive life. There is also varying amounts of methane in the atmosphere of Mars. The news release came from MIT

Meanwhile, at https://phys.org/print447502961.html ... as the solar wind blows the heliosphere balloons. Two new studies say that the entire solar system balloons outwards when the solar wind is more active - or blows harder and with more intenisty.