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iPLEX Conference discusses life on Mars

Posted on Feb 11, 2013 in News

The Present-Day Habitability of Mars - A conference sponsored by UCLA on February 4-6, 2013.The UCLA Institute for Planets and Exoplanets, The UK Center for Astrobiology and the NASA Astrobiology Institute held a meeting on campus last week where planetary scientists from around the world discussed their research determining the present-day habitability of Mars.  While the conference has concluded, the talks were recorded and can be streamed publicly online here.

Read more about the conference from these media outlets:

Top scientists debate whether life could survive on Mars

http://planets.ucla.edu/news/top-scientists-debate-whether-life-could-survive-on-mars/

Is there water on Mars?

http://www.salon.com/2013/02/06/is_there_water_on_mars_partner/

UCLA holds Mars habitability conference

http://dailybruin.com/2013/02/07/ucla-holds-mars-habitability-conference/

Lessons on Martian Habitability From a Disruptive Icelandic Volcano

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2013/02/lessons-on-martian-habitability-from-a-disruptive-icelandic-volcano/