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Fraser
2012-Nov-21, 10:40 PM
Image caption: Curiosity scoops repeatedly into this Martian soil at windblown ripple dubbed ‘Rocknest’, shown in this mosaic, and delivered samples to the SAM chemistry instrument on the robots deck to search for any signatures of organic molecules – the building blocks of life. There is widespread, unconfirmed speculation that Curiosity may have found the [...]

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redshifter
2012-Nov-28, 01:48 AM
Perhaps not a specific discovery coming 'for the history books' after all, but rather a mission that's one for the history books: http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2012/11/27/nasa_mars_discovery_misunderstanding_mission_leade r_excited_about_entire.html