You've heard that the science team of our Martian rover, Curiosity, has announced Gale crater was habitable for life, very long ago :) But what is habitability? I explain in this article for Active Astronomy - enjoy!
by Active Astronomy astrobiology writer, Zantippy, Florida 15th March 2013
Curiosity's science team announced this week that Gale crater, on Mars, was habitable to potential life, billions of years ago. This is the first place off of Earth ever to be confirmed where life could have possibly had a place to survive, or even thrive. The science team was all smiles, looking joyful and ... [keep reading ... ]