Fire missiles at Mars to find deeply buried life

May 7, 2014 Full story: New Scientist

IN THE hunt for life on Mars, it's time to pull out the heavy artillery. A non-profit group has proposed a mission that involves showering Mars with bunker-busting missiles that would penetrate deep into the ground but deliver probes, not warheads.

Full Story
Bad Idea

Beverly, MA

#1 May 9, 2014
Please don't. We have no idea the scope of unintended consequences. There has to be a better way.

Sol

Since: Jan 08

Location hidden

#2 May 9, 2014
a mission that involves showering Mars with bunker-busting missiles
can't we practice on moscow, peking, pyongyang, and vatican city first?
Not Funny

Beverly, MA

#3 May 10, 2014
Sol wrote:
<quoted text>can't we practice on moscow, peking, pyongyang, and vatican city first?
Well the fact that you still call Beijing, Peking says a lot right there. You are clearly not well connected with the rest of the world. Maybe you should visit these places before you decide that they should be bombed. You might change your mind once you meet the people who live there. Just because their governments are rotten does not mean that the people are.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Peabody Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Lynn Man Pleads Guilty to Stoneham Store Break-in Sun Joshua M 1
Communter rail service and the North Stairs Feb 26 Just Mad 2
Local McDonald's Cinderella Story Feb 24 Cute Story 1
Beverly man arrested and charged in shooting Feb 23 Gloucester Co 2
Fired Saugus town manager files whistleblower l... Feb 21 Homework is sooo ... 3
Gay text/k..k Feb 2 K_Rivera23 2
is lynn public schools canceled?? (Dec '07) Jan '15 FffhhshfGcZcxzgg 11

Peabody News Video

Peabody Dating
Find my Match
More from around the web

Peabody People Search

Addresses and phone numbers for FREE

Personal Finance

Mortgages [ See current mortgage rates ]

NFL Latest News

Updated 12:34 am PST