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EPSC 2018: Candy-pink lagoon serves up salt-rich diet for potential life on Mars

20 Sep 2018, 10:02 UTC
EPSC 2018: Candy-pink lagoon serves up salt-rich diet for potential life on Mars Europlanet/F Gómez/R Thombre

The discovery of a microorganism that gives a candy-pink lagoon in central Spain its startling colour is providing new evidence for how life could survive on a high-salt diet on Mars or Europa.

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