Without him, all of you would be lost souls roamin
- Feb 23, 2005
New light on Mars methane mystery
Large quantities of methane gas have been detected on Mars, Nasa scientists have announced in Science journal.
The gas could be produced either by geological activity or by life.
Methane was detected in the Martian atmosphere five years ago; scientists have found it is more abundant over particular parts of the planet.
It should last for only a short time in the atmosphere until it is destroyed by sunlight, and so its continued presence means it is being replenished.
This suggests the methane is made by an ongoing process.
The truth is out there, and it has gas