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Title: Halos on Mars Could Mean a Longer Life-Friendly Past

Lighter-toned bedrock that surrounds fractures and comprises high concentrations of silica—called “halos”—has been found in Gale crater on Mars, indicating that the planet had liquid water much longermore » than previously believed.« less
Title: Halos on Mars Could Mean a Longer Life-Friendly Past
Publication Date: 2017-05-25
OSTI Identifier: 1369039
Resource Type: Multimedia
Research Org: Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org: USDOE
Subject: 79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS ; 58 GEOSCIENCES ; 38 RADIATION CHEMISTRY, RADIOCHEMISTRY, AND NUCLEAR CHEMISTRY ; LANL ; MARS ; CURIOSITY ROVER ; LIQUID WATER ; SILICA ; BEDROCK ; HALOS ; NASA ; CHEMCAM
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 00:01:41
System Entry Date: 2018-05-22