The recently formed Tongan island, unofficially known as Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai. Photo: AFP The recently formed Tongan island, unofficially known as Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai. Photo: AFP
The recently formed Tongan island, unofficially known as Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai. Photo: AFP

Nasa scientists searching for signs of life on Mars claim world’s newest island could provide clues

Examining how life gained a foothold on the Tongan island could help scientists pinpoint where to look for evidence on the red planet

Topic |   Pacific nations
The recently formed Tongan island, unofficially known as Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai. Photo: AFP The recently formed Tongan island, unofficially known as Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai. Photo: AFP
The recently formed Tongan island, unofficially known as Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai. Photo: AFP
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