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Scientists detect something intriguing brewing in the seas of Enceladus

Scientists detect something intriguing brewing in the seas of Enceladus

The moon Enceladus shoots giant plumes from its ocean into space. Planetary scientists suspect that this brackish sea could be habitable, meaning it potentially harbors conditions for life. Now, new research suggests that the water from this Saturnian moon contains bounties of an essential element for life (as we know, anyway). It is phosphorus, an …

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Mars Perseverance Rover discovers organic matter in rock

NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover discovers intriguing organic matter in rock

This story is part Welcome to Marsour series exploring the red planet. In just a year and a half on Mars, NASA’s Perseverance rover has completely changed its mission. The agency held a briefing Thursday to discuss highlights of the science mission so far, and it was a celebration of rock samples and the discovery …

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New Images Show Intriguing Perseverance Discovery on Mars

New Images Show Intriguing Perseverance Discovery on Mars

And on Mars, inspiring discoveries are afoot as the Perseverance rover explores an intriguing site. Other worlds The Perseverance rover has made its most exciting discovery on the Red Planet to date. Perseverance eventually collected samples from the site of an ancient river delta, which is replete with rock layers that serve as geological evidence …

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Life on Mars?  Latest intriguing organic discoveries from NASA's Perseverance Rover

Life on Mars? Latest intriguing organic discoveries from NASA’s Perseverance Rover

Perseverance Workspace at ‘Skinner Ridge’: NASA’s Perseverance rover puts its robotic arm to work around a rocky outcrop called “Skinner Ridge” in Mars’ Jezero Crater. Composed of multiple images, this mosaic shows layered sedimentary rock facing a cliff in the delta, as well as one of the places where the rover abraded a circular plate …

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