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Curiosity Drilling on Mars Reveals Ancient Acidic Conditions But No Mineral Traces

The second drilling on Martian mountain surface by NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover hints at ancient effects of water that was more acidic than any evidenced in the rover’s first taste of Mount Sharp, said NASA. The Curiosity used a new, low-percussion-level drilling technique to collect sample powder last week from a rock target called “Mojave 2.” Curiosity reached the base ...

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