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Probe Finds Evidence of ET Life on Mars

By January 31, 2013

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I believe that we had heard these claims before, but on January 20, officials have announced that recent findings show the "strongest evidence yet" that Mars may have supported life.

Joseph Michalski, one of the authors of the claims states that: "All the ingredients were there for life, but only small single-cell organisms could have survived in those conditions."

If this is true, just how important is it? If life existed on Mars many years ago, does this have any impact on our search for ET life today? Join in and add your comments.


February 4, 2013 at 4:52 pm
(1) Wink says:

Importance in this case has many parameters. That life could be verified to live anywhere else besides our own planet in our solar system/ galaxy/ universe is in and of itself quite significant, given our historical self-perceptions and beliefs– religious and otherwise. Beyond that, the level of developed life is significant– are we talking simple lichen, or evolved life forms equivalent to our own, or perhaps even much advanced civilizations, with genetic and skill development that exceeds our imagination. My guess is the latter, based upon the extensive UFO activity in our own little corner of the galaxy. Logic suggests strongly- if not outright dictates- that life must exist on other planets, in other solar systems/ galaxies. Ours is a very young planet, given the relative age of the universe, and other life-supporting planets have very likely lived far longer still. Indeed, they may constitute our own ancestors from ages long since far removed.

February 4, 2013 at 5:15 pm
(2) Wink says:

The question of whether there is or was life on Mars, and its relative significance, has many parameters. That there could be life anywhere else in the universe, in and of itself, incredibly significant from the context of our own religious and even scientific beliefs- at least until recent times. Beyond that, the degree of significance may be driven by the level of development of the life forms themselves– are we talking simple lichen, or evolved species that now exist or may have existed in times past on our neighboring red planet.

There are many who continue to insist that Earth in unique in this respect- that life simply could not exist in any form anywhere else in the universe. That kind of thinking should have gone out with Copernicus and the flat earth society if not before….) Considering the hundreds of millions of galaxies, each with their almost countless hundreds of millions of stars and star systems, it is simply ludicrous to conclude that life could not exist elsewhere. Ours is a young planet and solar system, so far as the universe is concerned. Given the numerous observations and encounters with UFOs, one must conclude that we have been visited by beings from other worlds in other star systems, perhaps even from other galaxies and or dimensions. To verify that would most certainly be significant!

February 5, 2013 at 12:37 am
(3) Donna Fritz says:

Searching for life on Mars is a colossal waste of time, money, and resources. The reason the scientific community has remained mum on UFOs is because they want to keep the funds flowing to costly and useless projects like SETI. They’re protecting the careers of their fellow colleagues. If the government or the scientific community came clean on UFOs, all of that funding would come to a screeching halt. That’s why you’ll never hear someone like Neil deGrasse Tyson as much as mention the word ‘UFO’.

February 5, 2013 at 7:37 am
(4) Alan says:

Donna Fritz – I heard Neil deGrasse Tyson say “UFO” in a video posted to YouTube. Just type “Neil deGrasse Tyson UFO” in YouTube’s search box and press the enter key. I think the opinions you expressed are baseless. Just how many scientists are actively involved in SETI-like research projects? Why did biologist Prof. Klaus R. Brasch write in the Jan./Feb. 2013 issue of Skeptical Inquirer that amateur astronomers on Earth, of all people, are the most skeptical of UFOs?

February 7, 2013 at 10:30 am
(5) Karl Shirvanian says:

Strange but true, when I was young I always looked up to the sky a UFO to find & once I did…

UFOs are exciting & sensitive subject, which is a result of our high technology & science, surely not comming from the outer world. Why would an alien travel in space to reach us & come out with nothing? If aliens had been here we could definitely know about it, Thousands and thousands of people would have been involved in it. They would for sure get involved deeper in our lives, but UFOs watched us from above. If such an intelligent space creatures existed some where in outer space with such high technological capabilities, they could also managed to land on our planet, but it never happened.

If the governments involved in creating such secret flying objects will ever reveal the secrets of UFOs through lectures or seminars, I believe lots of people will attend & lots of money will be gathered.

Karl Shirvanian

February 7, 2013 at 12:31 pm
(6) Donna Fritz says:

Karl – I can tell from what you wrote that you haven’t researched the topic of UFOs very thoroughly. It’s good to be skeptical, though. I was a UFO skeptic for 40 years… until I watched this:

Major UFO Press Conference In Washington, DC
September 27th, 2010. U.S. Nuclear Weapons Have Been Compromised by Unidentified Aerial Objects. Ex-military men say unknown intruders have monitored and even tampered with American nuclear missiles.


Some of our best UFO reports, like the ones shared at the conference above, are coming out of the military. I think if you read more on the subject you’d come to a different conclusion.

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