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Was There Life Mars Was Home To
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Was there Life Mars Was Home to

The red planet is, after earth, the most suitable planet to sustain life in our solar system. This begs the question: was there life Mars was home to? The answer is still not crystal clear but we do have a lot of facts built up at this point to support the idea.

Atmosphere

The martian atmosphere is incredibly hostile; it is almost all carbon dioxide and very thin/low pressure. Any life that does currently exist on Mars would have to be much further down. On top of this, the planet is both scorched with a massive dosage of radiation and a freezing desert due to a number of factors.

Dead planet

Currently, Mars is a dead planet. What this means is that the core of the planet has solidified, stopping all geologic activity. This has disastrous consequences for any life that would have existed on the planet. First of all, an active molten core rich in iron is what generates a magnetosphere to protect against deadly solar radiation. Geologic activity also helps thicken and heat the atmosphere by releasing several greenhouse gasses.

Water

Life as we know it always interacts with water on some level. On mars, ice has been found. In fact, the planet has a pair of polar ice caps and what appears to be a series of dried river and sea beds. It is also possible that liquid aquifers still exist deep below the surface where some geologic heat persists. The exciting part is that these aquifers might just contain martian life!

Beneath the surface

Indeed, it is speculated that there may very well be microorganisms living deep below the surface of Mars. This has became a scientifically supported possibility every since the discovery of extremophile(extreme-loving) bacteria. These bacteria push the limits on what was previously though to be the harshest conditions that life can persist in. With life forms that can survive in boiling water, in toxic smoke towers, even in outer space, it seems a lot more possible that something can handle the conditions present in the crust of the red planet.

The search for life and the traces of life on Mars continue to push on. The NASA agenda seems to be leaning more and more towards this as they make each new discovery. It is fun to speculate on just what might have lived on Mars in the past when there(probably) was running water and perhaps an entire ecosystem in place! I am sure that the god of war still has many secrets to reveal!


Street Talk

Chip, I do not know of Pat Flynn. However, I just read Google policies and there is this one on SPAM: Spam takes several forms in Blogger, all of which can result in deletion of your account or blog. Some examples include creating blogs designed to drive traffic to your site or to move it up in search listings, posting comments on other people's blogs just to promote your site or product, and scraping existing content from other sources for the primary purpose of generating revenue or other personal gains....That Pat Flynn's method may be in violation now if you read the policies above. He may have a way to get around it but it is risky and blog could get deleted and you wasted all the time!

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  about 6 years ago

Ha-ha so basically everything he did is now bad. This was a while back though. You should check out his niche site dual at smartpassiveincome(dot)com/nichesiteduel Just keep in mind that those were the tactics that worked back then, it`s a different game nowadays but he`s starting up again by the looks of it with niche site dual 2.0

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  about 6 years ago

OK thanks. Will have a look but I prefer the straight and honest method. Haha. No sleepness nights and no worries. Thanks again!

  
  about 6 years ago

It might be better not to use Blogspot in cases where you violate Google's terms. I just got a blog deleted without warning. Be careful ok. "Hello, Your blog has been reviewed and confirmed as in violation of our Terms of Service for: SPAM. In accordance to these terms, we've removed the blog and the URL is no longer accessible."

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  about 6 years ago

Google can be a real pain. Was it a backlinking problem?

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  about 6 years ago

Agreed. Google is a pain in the $$#@. And they don't give a warning or an explanation. No idea what is the problem. I have other blogspots for couple years with backlinking, no problem. Beats me! But I suggest unless it is just an experimental site, use blogspot to try out. If it is a real site, go the normal way.

  
  about 6 years ago

This reminds me of something. You follow Pat Flynn at smart passive income? Anyways he teaches about how you can use a blogspot blog by the same name to link to your site in order to give it a lot more "link juice." That was back in `10 though so I can`t be sure if it still works.

  
  about 6 years ago

I like the landing page, it has a lot of potential ... interesting article.

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  about 6 years ago

It`s meant to be an adsense niche site. I have to say- adsense is the most difficult program I`ve ever had the displeasure to trying to get started using. It`s like they don`t want anyone using their services.

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  about 6 years ago

Interesting read & nice site. Looking forward to it ! Can try using blogspot/blogger. Its' free and you can put adsense ads there unlike free wordpress.

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  about 6 years ago

From what I read, they don`t get good enough rankings to stay at the top of the heap.

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  about 6 years ago

Not really, I have a couple of blogspot which are 1st page Google. From what I gather, since Blogger is owned by Google, it does helps with the ranking. But not in Yahoo or Bing.

  
  about 6 years ago

Ok sounds like I may have read wrong. I`ll check it out, thanks!

  
  about 6 years ago
Kymee  

WOW this is great No one can know the depths of Chip. Thank you for this ; O) When you make websites you don't stop...good for you. God bless Kymee

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  about 6 years ago

I just take it one day at a time lol. This is a new experiment I`m trying. Look up "adsense keyword niche website".

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  about 6 years ago
Kymee  

OK I did what now?

  
  about 6 years ago

It`s a type of mini website targeted at a single keyword. I put on some good content and later I'm going to ad some adsense ads to get me a trickle of income. This is my first crack at this.

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  about 6 years ago
Kymee  

Should work I use adsense and I get like you say trickle. but it is better than nothing it does help because I can see what is making people come to my site... Best wishes ; O)

  
  about 6 years ago

The idea is to set one up every day. In a month`s time they should start generating income that will build up day after day as those seeds mature. Picking the right keyword is everything though. Anyways, this is just a test. If it works out, I might just actually do the website a day thing.

  
  about 6 years ago
Anna Ware  

Brilliant and interesting article that made me remember my love and interest at a very young age for our vast universe (thank you Spielberg).

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  about 6 years ago

Glad you liked it!

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  about 6 years ago

Interesting Article. I've heard about under ground water on Mars. My vote is that there is and was life on Mars.

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  about 6 years ago

Yes I believe that life is incredibly tough. There is even an organism called "water bears" that can survive in the open vacuum of space!

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  about 6 years ago
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