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A recent crash landing on the Moon was an astrobiologist's worst-case scenario, raising the question of whether we're just doomed to contaminate every world we'll ever touch.
We think of water as the most essential ingredient for life, but as a recent discovery shows, it can also be toxic to living things in alien environments
The good news is that Mars had briny oceans usually perfect for life. The bad news is that the brine contained salts used in rocket fuel...