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Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity News Archive - March 12, 2013

Curiosity Finds Hard Evidence For Ancient Life On Mars

NASA announced today that the powder that Curiosity drilled out of a sedimentary rock on Mars showed the presence of key chemical ingredients for life.

Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.