BYU students aid Mars research BYU NewsNet

President Bush’s goal to put a human being on Mars by 2020 will likely take cooperation from groups around the globe, and the BYU Mars Research Group hopes to contribute to the effort. “We’ve been working on several projects for about two years,” said Nicole Farnsworth, a physics major and a member of the BYU Mars Research Group. “And we are the closest major university to the Mars Desert Research Station.”