View Full Version : New ESA Rover Will Look For Life On Mars

2008-Feb-25, 09:00 PM
NASAís Mars Exploration Rovers (MER) have been an outstanding success in their longevity and helping us to understand the role of water in Marsí past. But Spirit and Opportunity donít have the instruments on board to answer the question foremost in many peopleís minds: Is there, or was there ever life on Mars? [...]

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2008-Feb-26, 05:31 PM
If the new Mars rovers discover material similar to the "Gertrude Weise" material discovered by Spirit, would they have the ability to identify diatoms if the material is in fact diatomaceous earth?