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Comparing Martian Mounds to Springs

NASA researchers say they believe they have found signs of what were once hot springs on Mars. If the findings are confirmed, they would increase the likelihood that life once existed on Mars, since hot springs are an ideal breeding ground for primitive organisms.

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Mars Photos Appear to Show Dry Hot Springs
Article | SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The long and frustrating search for signs of past or present life on Mars took a hopeful turn this month when scientists said they had spotted what they believe are remains of two hot springs -- the kind of warm, protected environments where many scientists think primitive ...

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