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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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Watch Diamonds Rain on Jupiter and Saturn

Watch Diamonds Rain on Jupiter and Saturn

On Jupiter and Saturn, half-inch diamonds fall from the atmosphere—just like rain on the earth. No, this writer is not enjoying a particularly opulent LSD trip—it is actually a new research by a NASA scientists, suggesting that up to 1,000 tons of diamonds are created in Saturn’s atmosphere each year, […]

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