Ancient Organic Material on Mars

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Christopher K.
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Ancient Organic Material on Mars

Post by Christopher K. » June 11th, 2018, 9:29 am

What a serendipitous discovery! With the upcoming "arrival" of Earth to its closest point from Mars in late July--and the actual arrival of the lander InSight onto Mars during Thanksgiving week--this revelation about organic materials and methane on the Red Planet hopefully inspires review by the general public.

Here's NASA's Press Release 18-050...
https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa ... ne-on-mars

...And pertinent commentary...
http://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronom ... s-on-mars/
http://astronomy.com/news/2018/06/metha ... cs-on-mars

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