Is there methane on Mars?


Details

Date
Wednesday, July 13 2011 - 12:00 pm, PDT
Speaker
Kevin Zahnle
Affiliation
Space Science Division, NASA Ames Research Center
Description

Methane has been reported by several observers as a short-lived trace gas in the martian atmosphere. If verified, this would be an extraordinary result. Is the evidence for methane extraordinary? In this talk, Dr. Kevin Zahnle will discuss why one should remain skeptical of Methane on Mars.

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