NASA researchers ‘seek intelligent life’ in Hawaiian volcanoes
The latest stop in the mission to Mars is none other than the Aloha State.
Earlier this week, scientists working with NASA’s Biologic Analog Science Associated with Lava Terrains (BASALT) mission descended upon Mauna Ulu, a volcano located in Hawaii’s Volcanoes National Park to study how to canvas for life on the “Red Planet.”
The Christian Science Monitor reported that the project is being administered through the University of Hawaii, and researchers will stay at the location for two weeks. Teams of geologists and biologists are collectively seeking ways to prevent contamination of living organisms living on the volcano’s rocks. – READ MORE