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NASA finds water and oxygen on Mars. But should we be excited?

NASA's Reconnaissance Orbiter has found proof of oxygen and water that could support sustained microbial – and in the future human life – on Mars.

Humankind's fascination with space is not just a tale of curiosity, but rather one of ambition and hope. Since time immemorial, we have viewed this vast expanse above us as the final frontier – victory over which will be proof of our ability to conquer the unconquerable. 

Yet, despite such lofty ambitions, the fact remains that we have just only begun to comprehend the seemingly incomprehensible. Proof of this is our evident lack of knowledge about

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