NASA’s Curiosity rover finds evidence of life on Mars

March 24, 2015 2:16 AM

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Scientists have discovered evidence of nitrates on Mars, according to the LA Times. The nitrates, specifically nitric oxide, were discovered through investigative sampling of the planet's rocks and mudstone deposits.

Nitrates are nitrogen compounds that provide pivotal nutrients for living things on Earth. These new developments provide even stronger evidence that life once existed on Mars.

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