And is now represented in Parliament by Delahunty

NASA says they believe life could have once existed on Mars:

Mars rock sample picked up by the Curiosity rover has found minerals, including hydrogen, carbon and oxygen, that are the building blocks of life, Nasa said on Tuesday.

“A fundamental question for this mission is whether Mars could have supported a habitable environment,” said Michael Meyer, lead scientist for Nasa’s Mars Exploration Program. “From what we know now, the answer is yes.” 

The rock sample was drilled from a sedimentary bedrock sample and found to contain clay minerals, sulfate minerals and other chemicals.

Based on the analysis of those chemicals, researchers were able to determine that the water that helped form the rocks were of a relatively neutral pH.

Scientists said the find could represent an incremental step to proving the existence of conditions that could support life on Mars.

The six-wheeled robot, with 10 scientific instruments on board, is the most sophisticated ever sent to another planet.


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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story. When he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet. Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet and, as a result, he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist who takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him, you can’t ignore him.

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