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NASA's Curiosity rover finds new methane spike on Mars

Space Daily Tuesday, 25 June 2019
NASA's Curiosity rover finds new methane spike on MarsWashington (AFP) June 24, 2019

NASA's Curiosity Rover has detected the highest ever levels of methane in the course of its mission on Mars, an exciting discovery because the gas could point to the existence of microbial life. But the methane could also be produced as a result of interactions between rocks and water. Curiosity's Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) tunable laser spectrometer detected the reading - 21 parts p
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According to a report by Gizmodo, NASA's Curiosity rover has discovered 'startlingly high amounts of methane in the Martian air' in what could potentially be a sign of life on the Red Planet. On Saturday, the New York Times reported that the detection of methane would be a major discovery as it...

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