Potential signs of ancient life in Mars rover photos
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06-01-2015, 02:47 PM
Potential signs of ancient life in Mars rover photos
Potential signs of ancient life in Mars rover photos

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A careful study of images taken by the NASA rover Curiosity has revealed intriguing similarities between ancient sedimentary rocks on Mars and structures shaped by microbes on Earth. The findings suggest, but do not prove, that life may have existed earlier on the Red Planet.

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06-01-2015, 07:01 PM
RE: Potential signs of ancient life in Mars rover photos
Tantalizing but disappointing yet again. I wish they'd send a rover with a microscope mounted on its arm. An electron microscope would be difficult to get out there and power and making 30 micron thin sections is tricksy even on Earth. You can still do a lot with a microscope using reflected light though.

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