ok. Planet Earth's newest martian rover, Curiosity, may have found something "earthshaking" in a sample of martian dirt. The soil sampler in her chemistry lab is the instrument that has detected ... whatever it may be. And we're told we have to wait another month to be told. Here's my immediate, very short, article full of an awfully frustrating lack of information from Curiosity's science team!
by Active Astronomy Mars correspondent Zantippy, Florida, 20th November 2012
The Mars Curiosity rover has found something that her lead investigator, John Grotzinger, calls potentially “earthshaking”. He dangled this carrot while talking with Joe Palca of National Public Radio.
The data is from a soil sample analyzed by ... [Read more]