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Penelope Boston:
There might just be life on Mars

TED2006 · 18:29 · Filmed Feb 2006

So the Mars Rovers didn't scoop up any alien lifeforms. Scientist Penelope Boston thinks there's a good chance — a 25 to 50 percent chance, in fact — that life might exist on Mars, deep inside the planet's caves. She details how we should look and why.

Cave scientist
Penelope Boston studies caves and karst formations, and the special biology that lives in them — both here on Earth and possibly on other planets. Full bio