The Search For Life On Mars (Paperback)

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Hidden beneath the sterile surface of Earth's neighboring planet may be the keys to unlocking the origins of life in the universe. An expert on extreme-life environments, Malcolm Walter argues that the best place to find evidence of life on Mars is out of reach of telescopes and space probes -- it's in the rocks and subsurface water of the Red Planet. In this engaging and authoritative book, Walter unveils his dramatic plan-already adopted by NASA -- for finding these elusive traces of life.

About the Author


Ever since he tried to watch Sputnik orbiting the earth in 1957, Malcolm Walter has been involved in the quest to find the origin of life in the cosmos. He is a multi-talented scientist at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, and a key planner of NASA's program for searching for life on Mars.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780738203676
ISBN-10: 073820367X
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication Date: October 5th, 2000
Pages: 192
Language: English
Series: Helix Books