We have selected an interesting article from our editor’s blog. The article is called: “Before we land on Mars.”
Mars scientists are wrestling with a problem. Ample evidence says ancient Mars was sometimes wet, with water flowing and pooling on the planet’s surface.
Scientists used NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover in recent weeks to examine slabs of rock cross-hatched with shallow ridges that likely originated as cracks in drying mud.
The boron was identified by the rover’s laser-shooting Chemistry and Camera (ChemCam) instrument, which was developed at Los Alamos National Laboratory in conjunction with the French space agency.
Life on Mars may have been discovered earlier than humans have ever imagined. A recent study published in Astrobiology says that the scientific community might have overlooked the findings of two NASA probes – Viking 1 and Viking 2. These probes landed on Mars in 1976. Continue reading