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Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Radiation Might Destroy Ancient Martian Organics

Radiation Might Destroy Ancient Martian Organics

Alien Life? Radiation May Erase Mars, Europa Fossils
By Nola Taylor Redd, Space.com, May 24, 2016
http://www.space.com/32962-alien-fossils-mars-europa-radiation.html

A couple of abstracts are:

Pavlov, A. A., J. Eigenbrode, D. Glavin, and M. Floyd, 2014,
Rapid Degradation of the Organic Molecules in Martian
Surface Rocks Due to Exposure to Cosmic Rays. Severe
Implications to the "Extinct" Life on Mars. 45th Lunar
and Planetary Science Conference (2014). abstract #2830
http://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2014/pdf/2830.pdf

Pavlov, A. A., D. Glavin, J. Dworkin, H. McLain, and J.
Eigenbrode, 2016, Rapid Degradation of the Organic
Molecules in Martian Subsurface Rocks Due to Exposure
to Cosmic Rays. 47th Lunar and Planetary Science
Conference (2016) abstract no. 2577
http://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2016/pdf/2577.pdf
http://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2016/authorindex.cfm?r=l-r#P

Yours,

Paul H.

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