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Curiosity beams back strong, clear data from ‘scour’ area on Martian surface
Genesis mission yields solar isotopic composition despite hard landing.
The Chemistry and Camera (ChemCam) instrument on the rover Curiosity can hit rocks with a laser powerful enough to excite a pinhead-size spot into a glowing, ionized gas.
A laser developed by a Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist will be aboard the Mars Science Laboratory to be launched to the red planet in 2009.
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