Methane on Mars

There is a lot of buzz on the blogosphere today about a NASA press release related to detection of methane in the Martian atmosphere. This is not a new finding. Back in 2004, three teams independently announced detection of methane on Mars. Below is a review paper on the subject that I wrote for a class I took in fall 2007. To read the recent Science paper from Mumma et al. that prompted the buzz, click here. Methane Mars


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