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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: LANL (Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States))
Sponsoring Org: USDOE
Subject: 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE ; MARS ; BORON ; NASA CURIOSITY ROVER ; LAKE ; GROUNDWATER ; CHEMCAM
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 00:02:23
System Entry Date: 2017-01-18