Searching for Martian DNA

I recently began giving a school visit talk called “The Truth About Space Aliens: What We Know and What We Don’t Know About Life on Other Worlds based on Astrobiology book covermy “Cool Science” book, Astrobiology.

This news release will certainly give me more to talk about. We will soon have instruments looking for Martian RNA or DNA, say scientists from MIT and Harvard. If we find it, we will be able to compare it to similar genetic material from Earth.

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Follow science blogger/children’s author on Facebook

If you are a regular reader of my blog postings, you know that I am a passionate, opinionated middle-of-the-roader. I bring the same passion to my writing for young readers, but I want them to learn to form their own opinions.

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It’s nice to be noticed – even in Florence AL

As a science writer, I am always pleased when someone notices my work and recommends it. That was the case today when a writer for the Times Daily newspaper in Northwestern Alabama named Bernie Delinski used and cited my web page about Pluto’s change in status in his weekly “Just Ask” column. I e-mailed Bernie … Read more