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Drilling into Curiosity’s finds

Cosmos Magazine - Mon 11 Jun 18

Richard A Lovett unearths more details of the discovery of organic molecules and seasonal methane on Mars.

Geobiologist Roger Summons on finding organic matter on Mars

Phys.org - Fri 8 Jun 18

NASA's Curiosity rover has found evidence of complex organic matter preserved in the topmost layers of the Martian surface, scientists report today in the journal Science.

Rover detects ancient organic material on Mars – and it could be trace of past life

Phys.org - Fri 8 Jun 18

It was to a great fanfare of publicity that researchers announced they had found evidence for past life on Mars in 1996. What they claimed they had discovered was a fossilised micro-organism ...

Mars rover finds organics, changing methane levels

Cosmos Magazine - Thu 7 Jun 18

The findings are not incompatible with life on the Red Planet, but neither are they evidence. Joel F. Hooper reports.

Curiosity finds ancient organic molecules on Mars

Gizmag - Thu 7 Jun 18

The quest for signs of ancient life on Mars received a major boost today after NASA revealed that its Curiosity rover has found signs of organic molecules that date back at least three ...

Mars has complex organic material that may be from ancient life

Newscientist - Thu 7 Jun 18

The Curiosity rover has found methane in Mars’s atmosphere and complex organic molecules preserved for 3.5 billion years. Both could have come from life

New Discoveries on Mars Are Advancing the Case for Life on the Red Planet

TIME - Thu 7 Jun 18

NASA's Curiosity rover has found potential building blocks of life

Curiosity Rover Finds Organics Hidden In Mars' Mudstones And Methane In Its Atmosphere

Discover Magazine - Thu 7 Jun 18

In a much-hyped press conference held on Thursday, NASA announced its Curiosity rover had uncovered new evidence of methane — a potential sign of life — as well as signs of organic compounds ...

Curiosity Rover Finds Organics Hidden In Mars’ Mudstones And Methane In Its Atmosphere, Astronomy.com - Thu 7 Jun 18

Curiosity rover sees seasonal Mars methane swing

BBC News - Thu 7 Jun 18

Methane on the Red Planet waxes and wanes with the seasons - another clue in the search for life.

NASA finds ancient organic material, mysterious methane on Mars

Phys.org - Thu 7 Jun 18

NASA's Curiosity rover has found new evidence preserved in rocks on Mars that suggests the planet could have supported ancient life, as well as new evidence in the Martian atmosphere that relates ...

NASA Finds Ancient Organic Material, Mysterious Methane on Mars, Astrobiology Magazine - Thu 7 Jun 18
NASA finds ancient organic material, mysterious methane on Mars, SpaceDaily - Fri 8 Jun 18
NASA finds ancient organic material, mysterious methane on Mars, ScienceDaily - Thu 7 Jun 18

Organic matter found on Mars, Nasa reveals in major announcement

The Independent - Thu 7 Jun 18

Latest research sheds light on the mysteries of Mars methane

Curiosity finds that Mars’ methane changes with the seasons

ScienceNews - Thu 7 Jun 18

The Curiosity rover found seasonally changing methane in Mars’ atmosphere and more signs of organic molecules in an ancient lake bed.

Humans could 'absolutely' live on Mars NASA scientist says

Daily Mail - Mon 11 Jun 18

The first person to travel to Mars is likely already living on Earth, the chief NASA scientist said. 'Building blocks of life' were discovered on the planet, making it possible to live on. ...

Curiosity didn't find life on Mars — But these 2 future rovers might

FOXNews - Mon 11 Jun 18

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover hasn't found signs of alien life, but one of its wheeled brethren just might do so a few short years from now.

Curiosity Didn't Find Life on Mars — But These 2 Future Rovers Might, SPACE.com - Fri 8 Jun 18

The twin findings further prospects for one day discovering evidence of life on the Red Planet.

Discovery News - Fri 8 Jun 18

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSSNASA announced on Thursday two discoveries which further the prospects that scientists might one day find evidence of life on Mars. First, data ...

Curiosity rover's findings on Mars' organic molecules offer tantalizing clues in the search for life on the planet

L.A. Times - Thu 7 Jun 18

Some of the methane on Mars may be trapped in water-based crystals, according to data from NASA's Curiosity rover. The rover found a strong seasonal cycle, suggesting that it's trapped in water ...

Curiosity Rover Discovers Ancient ‘Building Blocks for Life’ on Mars

Extremetech - Thu 7 Jun 18

Curiosity has detected large organic molecules inside ancient Martian rocks, as well as methane cycles currently active on the planet. The post Curiosity Rover Discovers Ancient ‘Building ...

NASA finds organic building blocks of life on Mars… along with peculiar methane variability in its atmosphere

ZME Science - Thu 7 Jun 18

Peering closer into Mars' potentially habitable past.

There May Be Life on Mars, But This NASA Report Doesn't Prove It

SPACE.com - Thu 7 Jun 18

NASA did find two more scraps of evidence about the kind of life that might exist on Mars. Here's what the new research really shows.

There May Be Life on Mars, But This NASA Report Doesn't Prove It, Livescience - Thu 7 Jun 18

Building Blocks of Life Found on Mars

National Geographic - Thu 7 Jun 18

Two landmark discoveries reveal organic carbon on the red planet, shaping the future hunt for life on Mars.

Compelling evidence emerges for organic chemicals on the Red Planet

Chemistry World - Thu 7 Jun 18

Discovery points to tantalising possibility that life might have existed on Mars billions of years ago

Breakthrough in search for Martian life as Curiosity finds organic matter and seasonal methane

Daily Mail - Thu 7 Jun 18

New findings from NASA's Curiosity rover could help to guide the search for ancient microbial life and improve our understanding of seasonal processes on Mars.

Massive Mars discovery: Organic molecules 'fundamental to our search for life' found by NASA rover

FOXNews - Thu 7 Jun 18

NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover has found organic molecules on Mars, the space agency revealed in a major announcement Thursday

NASA rover data shows Mars had the ingredients needed for life

Reuters - Thu 7 Jun 18

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A NASA rover has detected a bonanza of organic compounds on the surface of Mars and seasonal fluctuations of atmospheric methane in findings released on Thursday that ...

NASA's Curiosity rover finds new evidence Mars isn't a dead planet - CNET

CNET - Thu 7 Jun 18

We now know alien life might have another piece of what it needs to survive on the Red Planet.

NASA’s Curiosity rover discovers that methane on Mars changes with the seasons

The Verge - Thu 7 Jun 18

NASA’s Curiosity rover has detected background levels of methane in the atmosphere of Mars, and these concentrations seem to go up in the summer and down in the winter, according ...

Finally, scientists have found intriguing organic molecules on Mars

Ars Technica - Thu 7 Jun 18

The finding has significant implications for whether life once existed on Mars.

Ancient organic molecules found on Mars

CandEN - Thu 7 Jun 18

Curiosity rover also reports data on the red planet’s mysterious methane plumes

Curiosity Rover Finds More Clues that Mars Could Once Support Life

SPACE.com - Thu 7 Jun 18

If you're holding out hope that Mars may have once been an inhabited world, two new studies should put a little spring in your step.

Mars Curiosity rover's surprising finds from the Red Planet through the years

FOXNews - Thu 7 Jun 18

From animal-shaped rocks to key ingredients for life, NASA's Curiosity rover has made some interesting finds since it landed on Mars in August 2012.

What has NASA found on Mars? Get set for major announcement

FOXNews - Thu 7 Jun 18

NASA is set to make a major announcement about a Mars discovery on Thursday.

Curiosity rover finds organic matter, unidentified methane source on Mars

UPI - Thu 7 Jun 18

NASA's Curiosity rover has found organic molecules in ancient sedimentary rock collected from Mars' surface.

Curiosity rover finds organic matter, unidentified methane source on Mars, SpaceDaily - Thu 7 Jun 18

NASA Curiosity Rover Finds Old Organic Material in Mars Rock

Laboratory Equipment - Thu 7 Jun 18

NewsThe latest big unveiling from NASA: the rock of Mars shows traces of organic material from billions of years ago, and a seasonal variation in methane levels in the planet’s atmosphere.Staff ...

Organic molecules found on Mars, MIT author says they are of “unknown origin”

Watts Up With That? - Thu 7 Jun 18

NASA Finds Ancient Organic Material, Mysterious Methane on Mars Discovery adds to evidence suggesting that Mars was at one time habitable. NASA’s Curiosity rover has found new evidence preserved ...

NASA rover data shows Mars had organic compounds, methane

The Hindu - Sat 9 Jun 18

About 95 % of the methane in Earth's atmosphere is produced from biological activity, though it is too soon to know if the Martian methane also is related to life. ...

Mars researcher available to discuss NASA's Curiosity rover discovering methane, organic material on Mars

Newswise - Fri 8 Jun 18

Mark Salvatore, who studied the surface of the Red Planet, also is part of a team that collaborates with scientists, engineers and NASA's rover operations to guide the Curiosity around Mars.

More building blocks of life found on Mars

SpaceDaily - Thu 7 Jun 18

Tampa (AFP) June 7, 2018 A NASA robot has detected more building blocks for life on Mars - the most complex organic matter yet - from 3.5 billion-year-old rocks on the surface of the Red ...

Mars rover finds ancient organic compounds that match meteoritic samples

Eurekalert - Thu 7 Jun 18

NASA's Curiosity Rover discovered 'tough' organic molecules on Mars, increasing the chances that a record of potential life could have been preserved despite harsh conditions that can easily ...