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Curiosity Rover Images Show Martian Soils That Are Similar

Curiosity Rover Images Show Martian Soils That Are Similar To Earth's

A new study from University of Oregon geologist Gregory Retallack suggests that soil samples taken by NASA's Mars Curiosity rover contain evidence that Mars was once much warmer and wetter.

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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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