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Title: Boron Discovered in Ancient Habitable Mars Groundwater

Boron was recently discovered in calcium-sulfate veins on Mars using the ChemCam instrument on NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover. This is the first Mars mission to detect boron on the Red Planet. Los Alamosmore » Post-Doctoral Student Patrick Gasda explains how this discovery helps us better understand the timescale of habitability on Mars.« less
Title: Boron Discovered in Ancient Habitable Mars Groundwater
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Publication Date: 2016-12-13
OSTI Identifier: 1338938
Resource Type: Multimedia
Research Org: Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org: USDOE; National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA)
Subject: 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE ; 79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS ; LANL ; MARS ; BORON ; NASA CURIOSITY ROVER ; GALE CRATER ; GROUNDWATER ; CHEMCAM
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 00:02:23
System Entry Date: 2018-05-24