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Water on Mars, and More – The Countdown, Episode 32

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Marks left in Martian soil by the Curiosity Rover's SAM instrument, which was used to detect the presence of water. (Credit: NASA)









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About the Author: Eric is the resident video producer and an associate editor at Scientific American. He graduated from the University of Washington with a B.S. in biochemistry and New York University with an M.A. in science journalism. His work has also appeared on the websites of Nature, Nature Medicine, Popular Science and The New York Times among many others. Follow on Twitter @EricROlson.

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