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Evidence of liquid water on Mars – Expert reaction

Laura Goodall posted in on April 15th, 2015.

Scientists have found evidence that liquid water is currently present on Mars – but does this mean that there might be, or have been, life on the Red Planet? Using data collected by the Curiosity rover, the researchers have determined that tiny amounts of water vapour condenses as a liquid in the planet’s soil at […]

Podcast: Curiosity landing, Tongariro eruption and more…

Peter Griffin posted in on August 10th, 2012.

Science Media Centre manager and Sciblogs editor Peter Griffin hosts this week’s Sciblogs podcast, with a special on the Curiosity Mars Rover landing – the biggest science news event since, well the discover of the Higgs Boson. You’ll enjoy the insights New Zealand scientists provide in the podcast on the Curiosity mission. Professor Craig Cary, […]

Curiosity rover landing, search for life on Mars – experts respond

Dacia Herbulock posted in on August 6th, 2012.

UPDATED: NASA’s latest Mars rover, Curiosity, is making its final approach to the Red Planet, due to touch down today at 05:31 UTC (17:31 NZT). Full information on the mission and the rover can be found on the official Mars Science Laboratory website. Reaction from scientists gathered by our colleagues at the UK SMC: Dr […]

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