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NASA’s search for signs of life on Mars yields another shock

June 26th, 2019

It was just a couple of days ago that NASA announced something pretty exciting about Mars. Its Curiosity rover had detected shockingly high levels of methane, suggesting an unseen geological or even biological process was at work on the planet. Signs of past or present life? Perhaps, but a follow-up reading has now generated more …

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NASA’s Curiosity rover just drilled a new hole on Mars

April 10th, 2019

The year 2019 started off on a bittersweet note for NASA with the unfortunate demise of the incredibly trusty Opportunity rover on Mars. It was a sad day for the scientific community as a whole, but it wasn’t the only rover cruising around on the Red Planet, and NASA’s Curiosity rover has continued its stellar …

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NASA’s Curiosity rover is back to work after bizarre glitch

March 1st, 2019

NASA has had an interesting start to 2019 when it comes to its Mars rovers. Just days after having to declare the Opportunity rover dead due to a dust storm the year prior, NASA’s last functional Mars rover, Curiosity, entered “safe mode” due to an unexplained glitch. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory called the glitch a …