A Tale Of Very Old Water
Canadian scientists studying water found deep in an underground mine have determined that the water is at least 1.5 billion years old, and maybe much older. Now, it’s not yet clear if the billion year old water contains living things. It might, and the researchers are looking into that. But even if this particular cache of water doesn’t harbor living creatures, the important point is that it could, as could similarly buried, chemical saturated water elsewhere—like on Mars and other planets


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