NASA rover finds complex chemicals, but no organic material

A week after denying reports of a major discovery, NASA scientists are focusing on analyzing components of soil gathered by Curiosity rover

By , Computerworld |  Science, mars rover, NASA

"We used almost every part of our science payload examining this drift," said Grotzinger.

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