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Title: Boron Discovered in Ancient Habitable Mars Groundwater

Abstract

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 Alamos Post-Doctoral Student Patrick Gasda explains how this discovery helps us better understand the timescale of habitability on Mars.

Authors:
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Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE; National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA)
OSTI Identifier:
1338938
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS; LANL; MARS; BORON; NASA CURIOSITY ROVER; GALE CRATER; GROUNDWATER; CHEMCAM

Citation Formats

Gasda, Patrick. Boron Discovered in Ancient Habitable Mars Groundwater. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Gasda, Patrick. Boron Discovered in Ancient Habitable Mars Groundwater. United States.
Gasda, Patrick. Tue . "Boron Discovered in Ancient Habitable Mars Groundwater". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1338938.
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abstractNote = {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 Alamos Post-Doctoral Student Patrick Gasda explains how this discovery helps us better understand the timescale of habitability on Mars.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {12}
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