Tagged: curiosity

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Here’s What Happens When You Scan A Mirror

Here’s what happens: Not Much. Its dark, almost black, with the mirrors outline pictured. But wait! I know the results are a little anti-climatic, but will you just leave without knowing why? I knew you wouldn’t! A scanner works per following mechanism: Through the glass bed we put the document on, a...

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Curiosity: Martian Surface Soil Contains Two Percent Water

In five papers published today in the journal Science, scientists using the ChemCam, CheMin instruments, the Alpha Particle X-ray Spectrometer (APXS) and the Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) suite aboard NASA’s Curiosity Rover team up to describe the Red Planet’s once-volcanic and aquatic history. The ChemCam instrument showed that the...

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