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Some volcanoes on Mars may still be active, giving warmth to potential sub-surface life, scientists say – The Independent

Data from satellites orbitting Mars indicates eruptions could have taken place much more recently than previously known



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The Martian sub-surface could be warm enough in places to support life, according to a new study.
Using data from satellites orbitting Mars, scientists found evidence of recent volcanic activity on the Red Planet in what could represent a major breakthrough in the search for alien life.
While most records of the Red Planet indicate that it was volcanically active between 3 and 4 billion years ago, with smaller eruptions likely continuing as recently as 3 million years ago in some locations, the…

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