Mars lander Curiosity

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Re: Mars lander Curiosity

Postby thehockeyguru on Fri Nov 23, 2012 11:03 am

mac5155 wrote:In all seriousness I've heard it's probably a new amino acid, which would mean "life" on Mars, right?

There are several media reports about the new Red Planet find that was made by Curiosity’s Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM), the rover’s onboard chemistry lab. It is capable of identifying organic compounds — the carbon-containing building blocks of life as we know it. SAM apparently spotted something interesting in a soil sample, delivered by Curiosity’s huge robotic arm
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