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Something’s Cooking on Mars

Drilled out martian mudstone...(Credit:NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS)

What do you get when you cook buried martian mudstone in your oven? The answer appears to be the kind of gases you’d expect if you cooked organic material here on Earth. A couple of weeks ago the latest results from the Curiosity rover’s investigations at Yellowknife Bay in the Gale Crater structure on Mars [...]

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