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NASA Bio-Indicator Lidar Instrument could sniff out life on Mars - SlashGear;

NASA Bio-Indicator Lidar Instrument could sniff out life on Mars - SlashGear

SlashGearNASA Bio-Indicator Lidar Instrument could sniff out life on MarsSlashGearNASA has a new prototype instrument that takes advantage of a sensing technique that is currently used by the military to monitor air remotely in an effort to detect chemicals, toxins, and pathogens that could threaten the lives of servicemen and women.and more »

NASA unveils a laser-based nose to sniff for signs of life on Mars - Orlando Sentinel;

NASA unveils a laser-based nose to sniff for signs of life on Mars - Orlando Sentinel

Orlando SentinelNASA unveils a laser-based nose to sniff for signs of life on MarsOrlando SentinelTo hunt for tiny whiffs of life on Mars, NASA scientists want to follow a mechanical nose. It is a far cry from the schnozz on your or my face, but instead a perceptive laser sensor already employed by the military to detect biological threats. On ...and more »

NASA New Toy: A Life Sniffing Machine That Will Sniff Life On Mars - Parent Herald;

NASA New Toy: A Life Sniffing Machine That Will Sniff Life On Mars - Parent Herald

Parent HeraldNASA New Toy: A Life Sniffing Machine That Will Sniff Life On MarsParent HeraldNASA's new space exploration vehicle features a pressurized cocoon, omni-drive, and a suit port that allows astronauts to easily get in and out of the rover. (Photo : Smithsonian Channel / Youtube). IB Times revealed that NASA has been working wonders ...and more »

NASA's Laser-Nose BILI Sniffs Life On Mars - Indian Nerve;

NASA's Laser-Nose BILI Sniffs Life On Mars - Indian Nerve

Indian NerveNASA's Laser-Nose BILI Sniffs Life On MarsIndian NerveNASA's latest toy is a sniffer. The instrument called BILI – or Bio-Indicator Lidar Instrument – is an attempt to sniff out life on Mars or any other planet in the solar system. Still in its prototype stage, BILI can be helpful in detecting bio ...and more »

NASA wants to use a pulsing laser to sniff for life on Mars - Recode

NASA wants to use a pulsing laser to sniff for life on MarsRecodeScientists at NASA announced Wednesday that they're working on a version of lidar technology to detect life on Mars called the Bio-Indicator Lidar Instrument, or BILI. Lidar is the laser-based radar-like system used to measure distance to help guide ...and more »

NASA Develops Instrument To 'Sniff Out' Aliens On Mars, Here Is How - Science World Report;

NASA Develops Instrument To 'Sniff Out' Aliens On Mars, Here Is How - Science World Report

Science World ReportNASA Develops Instrument To 'Sniff Out' Aliens On Mars, Here Is HowScience World ReportThe Echus Chasma is one of the largest water source regions on Mars. Will humans inhabit this area one day? (Image used for representation only) (Photo : ESA/Getty Images). A team of researchers from NASA have created a sniffer that can reportedly ...and more »

NASA's Rover Can Detect Extraterrestrial Life - Council Chronicle;

NASA's Rover Can Detect Extraterrestrial Life - Council Chronicle

Council ChronicleNASA's Rover Can Detect Extraterrestrial LifeCouncil ChronicleNASA wants to use in future missions a special rover able to detect extraterrestrial life on Mars. Scientists from NASA have developed a rover able to detect extraterrestrial life on Mars. This robot is meant to sniff around and detect any sign of life ...and more »

Finding Life On Mars Through Smell? New NASA Instrument Could Do That - International Business Times;

Finding Life On Mars Through Smell? New NASA Instrument Could Do That - International Business Times

International Business TimesFinding Life On Mars Through Smell? New NASA Instrument Could Do ThatInternational Business Timesmars The surface of Mars in picture snapped by one of the NASA Mars robotic rovers. Photo: NASA.gov. The sense of smell has come a long way in science. First plants that can smell explosives and now machines that can smell Martian life. Yes, you read ...and more »

New instrument could search for signatures of life on Mars - Science Daily

New instrument could search for signatures of life on MarsScience DailyDate: November 1, 2016; Source: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center; Summary: A sensing technique that the U.S. military currently uses to remotely monitor the air to detect potentially life-threatening chemicals, toxins, and pathogens has inspired a new ...and more »

NASA tech may help sniff out life on Mars - Mumbai Mirror

NASA tech may help sniff out life on MarsMumbai MirrorNASA scientists have developed an instrument that may “sniff” for signs of life on Mars, inspired by a sensing technique used to monitor the air for life-threatening chemicals and bio-hazards. The Bio-Indicator Lidar Instrument (BILI) is a fluorescence ...and more »

NASA Develops Sense Of Smell In Rovers To 'Sniff Out' Life On Mars - Tech Times;

NASA Develops Sense Of Smell In Rovers To 'Sniff Out' Life On Mars - Tech Times

Tech TimesNASA Develops Sense Of Smell In Rovers To 'Sniff Out' Life On MarsTech TimesNASA specialists have been working on a new instrument which will be used in looking for bio-signatures in the attempt to find life on Mars. Possibly, the technique will also be employed in observing other planets in our solar system. ( NASA ...and more »

Nasa's new toy has a nose for life on Mars - The Times (subscription);

Nasa's new toy has a nose for life on Mars - The Times (subscription)

The Times (subscription)Nasa's new toy has a nose for life on MarsThe Times (subscription)An artist's impression of the ExoMars rover on Mars. A similar vehicle could carry a Bili laserNASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS. Nasa has built a laser radar that could “sniff out” alien life on Mars. If the planet does harbour life of any description it is ...and more »

A new experiment could sniff out signs of alien life on Mars and beyond - Mashable;

A new experiment could sniff out signs of alien life on Mars and beyond - Mashable

MashableA new experiment could sniff out signs of alien life on Mars and beyondMashableThe prototype instrument — called the Bio-Indicator Lidar Instrument (BILI for short) — probably won't fly to space anytime soon, but if it does, it could be used to detect biosignatures like methane or even oxygen in the atmosphere of an alien world ...and more »

Mars rover could one day 'sniff' out life on red planet - CBC.ca;

Mars rover could one day 'sniff' out life on red planet - CBC.ca

CBC.caMars rover could one day 'sniff' out life on red planetCBC.caA Mars rover could one day be equipped with a sensor that would allow it to "sniff" out signs of life. NASA is working to adapt a device that's currently used to detect chemicals, toxins and pathogens in the air on here on Earth for use in planetary ...and more »

NASA unveils a laser-based nose to sniff for signs of life on Mars - SFGate;

NASA unveils a laser-based nose to sniff for signs of life on Mars - SFGate

SFGateNASA unveils a laser-based nose to sniff for signs of life on MarsSFGateTo hunt for tiny whiffs of life on Mars, NASA scientists want to follow a mechanical nose. It is a far cry from the schnozz on your or my face, but instead a perceptive laser sensor already employed by the military to detect biological threats. On ...and more »

NASA Designs New Sensing Instrument to Search for Clues of Life on Mars - AZoSensors;

NASA Designs New Sensing Instrument to Search for Clues of Life on Mars - AZoSensors

AZoSensorsNASA Designs New Sensing Instrument to Search for Clues of Life on MarsAZoSensorsThis artist's rendition shows how a proposed laser-fluorescence instrument could operate on Mars. (Credits: NASA). The U.S. military currently uses a sensing method to remotely monitor the air to detect potentially life-threatening pathogens, toxins ...and more »

NASA Develops New Tools to Investigate Life on Mars - R & D Magazine;

NASA Develops New Tools to Investigate Life on Mars - R & D Magazine

R & D MagazineNASA Develops New Tools to Investigate Life on MarsR & D MagazineCaption: This artist's rendition shows how a proposed laser-fluorescence instrument could operate on Mars. Credit : NASA. NASA is unveiling a new tool that may help smell out whether life exists on Mars. Tapping into a sensing technique that the U.S ...and more »

NASA to use laser sensor to 'sniff' out life on Mars - New York Daily News;

NASA to use laser sensor to 'sniff' out life on Mars - New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsNASA to use laser sensor to 'sniff' out life on MarsNew York Daily NewsThe sensor cannot identify specific beings but executes “atmospheric volume scans of hundreds of meters,” from the system, and like “a rover's sense of smell,” will be able to detect organic environments that facilitate life. (Nasa). BY Sarah Grochowski.and more »

Could we 'sniff' for life on Mars? - Christian Science Monitor;

Could we 'sniff' for life on Mars? - Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorCould we 'sniff' for life on Mars?Christian Science MonitorBuilding on technology used by the US military, researchers have developed a sensor that could efficiently pick up signs of life on Mars. By Ellen Powell, Staff November 2, 2016. Save for later Saved. close. This landscape shot was stitched together ...and more »

NASA Technologist Develops Remote-Sensing Instrument to Detect Mars Bio-Signatures - ExecutiveGov;

NASA Technologist Develops Remote-Sensing Instrument to Detect Mars Bio-Signatures - ExecutiveGov

ExecutiveGovNASA Technologist Develops Remote-Sensing Instrument to Detect Mars Bio-SignaturesExecutiveGovMars Rover Branimir Blagojevic, a NASA technologist at Goddard Space Flight Center, has created a new instrument to detect signatures of life on Mars and across the solar system. NASA said Tuesday Blagojevic developed a prototype of the Bio-Indicator ...and more »