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Curiosity Rover Finds Boron on Mars Under Former Lake Bed - Newsmax;

Curiosity Rover Finds Boron on Mars Under Former Lake Bed - Newsmax

NewsmaxCuriosity Rover Finds Boron on Mars Under Former Lake BedNewsmaxThe Mars Curiosity Rover has made an exciting new discovery on the Red Planet: boron. The element, fifth on the Periodic Table, was found beneath an ancient lake bed underneath Gale Crater. The presence of boron indicates water that had been in the ...and more »

Soupy mix of minerals a 'jackpot' on Mars - Astronomy Magazine;

Soupy mix of minerals a 'jackpot' on Mars - Astronomy Magazine

Astronomy MagazineSoupy mix of minerals a 'jackpot' on MarsAstronomy MagazineMount Sharp stands in the distance for Curiosity. This image was captured shortly after the rover landed. It's come a long way since. NASA/JPL-Caltech. Today, the Red Planet is a dry, dusty landscape devoid of hospitable environments, but the Mars of ...and more »

Curiosity Rover Spots More Clues for Past Mars Habitability - News Ledge;

Curiosity Rover Spots More Clues for Past Mars Habitability - News Ledge

News LedgeCuriosity Rover Spots More Clues for Past Mars HabitabilityNews Ledge“We are well into the layers that were the main reason Gale Crater was chosen as the landing site,” says Curiosity Deputy Project Scientist Joy Crisp. Four years after touching down on the red planet, Curiosity continues its trek up the slopes of Mount ...and more »

Curiosity rover stuck at base of Mt. Sharp due to technical issues - RedOrbit;

Curiosity rover stuck at base of Mt. Sharp due to technical issues - RedOrbit

RedOrbitCuriosity rover stuck at base of Mt. Sharp due to technical issuesRedOrbitTechnical issues experienced by Curiosity while scaling Mount Sharp have prevented the Mars rover from moving its robotic arm or continuing its journey, limiting it to monitoring the planet's weather and capturing images over the past two weeks, NASA ...and more »

Curiosity Tracks Mars's Ancient Habitability - Sky & Telescope

Curiosity Tracks Mars's Ancient HabitabilitySky & TelescopeCuriosity scientists have tracked the transformation of Gale Crater's environment as it became more, then less, acidic over millions of years. NASA's Mars Science Laboratory (a.k.a. the Curiosity rover) has been trundling across the floor of Gale ...and more »

Lake District or MARS? New NASA pics of Red Planet look exactly like British holiday fav - Express.co.uk;

Lake District or MARS? New NASA pics of Red Planet look exactly like British holiday fav - Express.co.uk

Express.co.ukLake District or MARS? New NASA pics of Red Planet look exactly like British holiday favExpress.co.ukTHESE stunning rugged landscape with their distinctive rocky pavements and rolling hills look like two holiday postcards from the British Lake District. PUBLISHED: 16:11, Wed, Dec 14, 2016 | UPDATED: 16:38, Wed, Dec 14, 2016 ...and more »

Life May Have Existed On Mars For Over 100 Million Years, Rover Data Concludes - Daily Caller

Life May Have Existed On Mars For Over 100 Million Years, Rover Data ConcludesDaily CallerLarge parts of Mars were probably capable of supporting life for over 100 million years, new observations by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity published Tuesday suggest. Curiosity observed 650 feet of rocks laid down over hundreds of millions of years and ...and more »

NASA's Curiosity rover finds more evidence that Mars was once habitable - The Verge;

NASA's Curiosity rover finds more evidence that Mars was once habitable - The Verge

The VergeNASA's Curiosity rover finds more evidence that Mars was once habitableThe VergeAs NASA's Curiosity rover makes its way up a layered mountain on Mars, the little bot is finding even more signs that the Red Planet was once a habitable place — potentially capable of hosting microbial life billions of years ago. The rover has been ...and more »

Scientists Find Another 'Life Element' on Mars - Sputnik International;

Scientists Find Another 'Life Element' on Mars - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalScientists Find Another 'Life Element' on MarsSputnik InternationalNASA's Curiosity rover has found boron on the surface of Mars. This chemical element is crucially important for life as it is a key part of many protein molecules and is essential for DNA synthesis. Scientists reported about their discovery during the ...and more »

A Promising Spot for Life on Mars - Astrobiology Magazine (registration);

A Promising Spot for Life on Mars - Astrobiology Magazine (registration)

Astrobiology Magazine (registration)A Promising Spot for Life on MarsAstrobiology Magazine (registration)The main goal of the Mars Curiosity mission was to determine whether the area around Gale Crater offered an environment favorable for microbes. Photo: NASA. As NASA's Curiosity rover makes its way up the central peak of Gale Crater, it has been ...and more »

Mars may have supported life for hundreds of millions of years - Christian Science Monitor;

Mars may have supported life for hundreds of millions of years - Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorMars may have supported life for hundreds of millions of yearsChristian Science MonitorMars had complex chemical reactions of the kind that support life on Earth, NASA reports, and this window of habitability might have been open for tens, even hundreds of millions of years. By Weston Williams, Staff December 14, 2016. close. NASA's ...and more »

Stalling robotic arm keeps Curiosity rover from moving - The Space Reporter;

Stalling robotic arm keeps Curiosity rover from moving - The Space Reporter

The Space ReporterStalling robotic arm keeps Curiosity rover from movingThe Space ReporterEngineers conducting tests have traced the problem to a brake on the drill feed mechanism. Photo: This is the Curiosity rover's robotic arm, a part of which has gotten stuck, endangering its scientific mission. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech. 152. SHARES.and more »

Curiosity Rover Detects Boron On The Surface Of Mars - ValueWalk;

Curiosity Rover Detects Boron On The Surface Of Mars - ValueWalk

ValueWalkCuriosity Rover Detects Boron On The Surface Of MarsValueWalkScientists at NASA and Los Alamos National Laboratory said Tuesday at a meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) that the Curiosity rover has detected boron for the first time on Mars. It indicates that the red planet's groundwater was possibly ...and more »

Findings in Crater Good Sign for Habitability on Mars - Popular Mechanics;

Findings in Crater Good Sign for Habitability on Mars - Popular Mechanics

Popular MechanicsFindings in Crater Good Sign for Habitability on MarsPopular MechanicsWhy is there so little boron in some places, and others places have so much? Most Popular. gale crater mars. NASA/JPL. By David Grossman. Dec 14, 2016. While climbing a Martian mountain, NASA's Curiosity rover has come across a crater capable of ...and more »

Curiosity Rover Faces Technical Difficulties on Mars Mountain - Nature World News;

Curiosity Rover Faces Technical Difficulties on Mars Mountain - Nature World News

Nature World NewsCuriosity Rover Faces Technical Difficulties on Mars MountainNature World NewsSince landing on Mars in 2012, NASA's Curiosity Rover is slowly making its way along the Martian landscape, all while collecting rock samples. However, while on its way up Mount Sharp, the rover reportedly started to act weird. NASA engineers state ...and more »

Long Window for Life on Mars: Hundreds of Millions of Years? - Space.com;

Long Window for Life on Mars: Hundreds of Millions of Years? - Space.com

Space.comLong Window for Life on Mars: Hundreds of Millions of Years?Space.comSAN FRANCISCO — Parts of Mars were capable of supporting life as we know it for lengthy stretches in the ancient past — perhaps hundreds of millions of years at a time, new observations by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity suggest. Since it landed inside ...and more »

NASA's Curiosity Rover Finds Boron on Martian Surface - Sci-News.com;

NASA's Curiosity Rover Finds Boron on Martian Surface - Sci-News.com

Sci-News.comNASA's Curiosity Rover Finds Boron on Martian SurfaceSci-News.comBoron, a metalloid chemical element with properties intermediate between those of carbon and aluminum, has been identified for the first time on the Martian surface, indicating the potential for habitable groundwater in the ancient past. The highest ...and more »

First boron detection on Mars points to habitability - Financial Express;

First boron detection on Mars points to habitability - Financial Express

Financial ExpressFirst boron detection on Mars points to habitabilityFinancial ExpressNASA's Curiosity rover has detected boron for the first time on the surface of Mars, which indicates that the groundwater may have possibly been suitable for hosting microbial life in the ancient past. By: PTI | Washington | Updated: December 14, 2016 ...and more »

First boron detection on Mars may provide clues on habitability - Oneindia;

First boron detection on Mars may provide clues on habitability - Oneindia

OneindiaFirst boron detection on Mars may provide clues on habitabilityOneindiaBoron is famously associated with arid sites where much water has evaporated away. However, environmental implications of the boron found by Curiosity are still open to debate. Written by: IANS. Updated: Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 14:50 [IST] ...and more »

NASA's Curiosity Finds Mars 'Rock-Ingredient Stew,' Could Possibly Harbor Life - Science World Report;

NASA's Curiosity Finds Mars 'Rock-Ingredient Stew,' Could Possibly Harbor Life - Science World Report

Science World ReportNASA's Curiosity Finds Mars 'Rock-Ingredient Stew,' Could Possibly Harbor LifeScience World ReportIn this handout provided by NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS This self-portrait of NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows the vehicle at the 'Mojave' site, where its drill collected the mission's second taste of Mount Sharp. The scene combines dozens of images taken ...and more »