The surface of Mars may have been carved by microbes, possible authors of enigmatic stick structures observed in Gale Crater.
This revolutionary conclusion was reached by a multidisciplinary team of scientists led by Andrea Baucon, paleontologist at the University of Genoa, and composed of:
- Carlos Neto de Carvalho, geologist collaborator of the D Institute. Luiz at the University of Lisbon
- Fabrizio Felletti, professor of geology and sedimentology at the University of Milan
- Roberto Cabella, Professor of Geo-resources at the University of Genoa.
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