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Scientists Found Oil on Mars. Or Truffles.

by David Axe, Daily Beast

Two astrobiologists say they’ve found “thiophenes” in dried-up mud on Mars. The presence of these organic compounds on the Red Planet could be a sign of life—or something else.

A pair of American and German astrobiologists has found oil on Mars. And where there’s oil, there’s usually life.

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Solar, wind and hydro power could soon surpass coal

by Matt Egan, CNN Business

Coal, long the king of America’s electric grid, will soon get toppled by renewable energy.

Solar and wind power are growing so rapidly that for the first time ever, the United States will likely get more power in 2021 from renewable energy than from coal, according to projections from the Institute for Energy Economic and Financial Analysis.

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