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Organic Molecules Hint at Presence of Ancient Life on Mars

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Finding signs of life on Mars has long been an obsession for astrophysicists (and apparently, Elon Musk as well). And even though discovering an intelligent life form on Mars might sound too far-fetched, recent discoveries suggest that life may have existed millennia ago on the red planet at a microbial level. …

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See Mars like never before in this highest-resolution panorama ever from the Curiosity rover

See Mars like never before in this highest-resolution panorama ever from the Curiosity rover

A portion of a 1.8-billion-pixel panorama whose composite images were captured by NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover between Nov. 24 and Dec. 1, 2019.  (Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS) NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover has given us its sharpest-ever view of the Red Planet. The Curiosity team just released a 1.8-billion-pixel panorama that features …

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Organic molecules discovered by Curiosity Rover consistent with early life on Mars: study

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This self-portrait of NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity combines dozens of exposures taken by the rover’s Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) during the 177th Martian day, or sol, of Curiosity’s work on Mars (Feb. 3, 2013), plus three exposures taken during Sol 270 (May 10, 2013) to update the appearance of …

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Curiosity rover captures high-resolution panorama of its home on Mars

Curiosity rover captures high-resolution panorama of its home on Mars

NASA’s Curiosity rover captured its highest-resolution panorama, including more than a thousands images and 1.8 billion pixels, of the Martian surface between November 24 and December 1, 2019. The cloud in the center of the image is actually a dust tower that occurred in 2010 and was captured by the …

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