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Fluorescent Minerals on Mars
January 30, 2013 | NASA

The Mars Curiosity Rover has been out in the Martian night taking photographs illuminated by ultraviolet LEDs. NASA is looking for fluorescent minerals.

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Meteorites from Mars
October 19, 2013 | UPI
"NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars has found evidence confirming some meteors found on Earth did in fact come from the Red Planet. Quoted from the UPI article. Related: Meteorite Articles

No Methane on Mars?
September 22, 2013 | NASA
"Data from NASA's Curiosity rover has revealed the Martian environment lacks methane. This is a surprise to researchers because previous data reported by U.S. and international scientists indicated positive detections." Quoted from the NASA press release. Related: Rocks on Mars

Mars Drilling Site
April 11, 2013 | NASA
"This image shows the first holes into rock drilled by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity, with drill tailings around the holes plus piles of powdered rock collected from the deeper hole and later discarded after other portions of the sample had been delivered to analytical instruments inside the rover."


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