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First Analyses Of ChemCam Laser Has Beautiful Results
2012-08-24 08:21:43

Curiosity beams back strong, clear data from ‘scour’ area on Martian surface

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2011-06-25 08:11:28

Genesis mission yields solar isotopic composition despite hard landing.

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2010-12-23 06:35:00

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.

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2004-12-17 07:54:09

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.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.