Life on Mars? Billion-year-old water found near Timmins could offer glimpse into the past

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A woman wearing purple gloves looks into a glass bottle of water that she is holding.
Rebecca Dolgoy, Ingenium’s curator of natural resources and industrial technologies, holds a tiny vial filled with ancient water.

Last year, a water sample that’s more than a billion years old was transferred into the care of Ingenium – Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation. The water sample is now one of the oldest museum artifacts in the world. Read about how this water sample is connected to the possibility of life on Mars in this article from the Toronto Star


 

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Life on Mars? Billion-year-old water found near Timmins could offer glimpse into the past
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Sonia Mendes is the English Writer/Editor for Ingenium. She loves digging behind the scenes to tell the quirky, colourful stories of museum life and all things related to science and innovation.