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Image credit: Rover image from Gale Crater reveals soil features similar to paleosols (ancient fossilized soils) on Earth / University of Oregon

Earth-like Soils Found on Mars Indicate Microbial Life

On the basis of the latest images sent back by the rover Curiosity, some geologists confirmed that on Mars, there might be similar soils like Earth, because Mars used to be a warmer and wetter planet. To be exact, the ancient fossilized soils deep in an impact crater give the clue […]

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NASA Funding Cut on Planetary Science May Early Terminate Programs like Mars Curiosity

NASA Funding Cut on Planetary Science May Early Terminate Programs like Mars Curiosity

On 3 December, NASA convened an informal meeting announcing a restructuring of its various research programs in planetary science division. The meeting caused a big stir – it not only threatening planetary scientists’ living, but might also lead to early termination of some important programs such as Mars Curiosity and […]

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