Long ago, a lake on Mars may have been teeming with microbes

The Curiosity Mars rover Strange amounts of manganese have found intriguing chemical evidence in the form of oxides. tuesday Billions of years ago, not only the environment was habitable, but also microbes.

NASA’s Curiosity Exploring the giant 154-kilometer (about 96-mile) diameter Gale CraterThe rover landed in 2012. Curiosity’s findings have already established that the crater was at least partially flooded. Evidence for this has been denied. However, the rover’s latest findings not only strengthen the argument for an ancient lake, but also suggest that conditions within the lake were conducive to life.

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