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electron microscopy studies, surface analysis and microbial culturing experiments on a depth profile through martian meteorite nakhlaCombined electron microscopy studies and culturing experiments have shown that Nakhla became contaminated with recent terrestrial microorganisms. Additional surface analysis detected an as yet unknown organic species which may represent a biomarker.
Document ID
20000081097
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Toporski, J. K. W.
(Portsmouth Univ. Portsmouth, United Kingdom)
Steele, A.
(Portsmouth Univ. Portsmouth, United Kingdom)
Westall, F.
(NASA Johnson Space Center Houston, TX United States)
Griffin, C.
(Liverpool Univ. United Kingdom)
Whitby, C.
(Liverpool Univ. United Kingdom)
Avci, R.
(Montana State Univ. Bozeman, MT United States)
McKay, D. S.
(NASA Johnson Space Center Houston, TX United States)
Date Acquired
August 19, 2013
Publication Date
March 1, 2000
Publication Information
Publication: Lunar and Planetary Science XXXI
Subject Category
Lunar and Planetary Science and Exploration
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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