Curiosity Rover Update: Sniffing Mars' Atmosphere - Universe Today
What has Curiosity been up to lately? The rover’s Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) instruments makes up more than half the science payload on board MSL, and it is now searching for compounds of the element carbon — including the enticing methane that has been observed in Mars’ atmosphere from telescopes and instruments on Earth. … Continue reading "Curiosity Rover Update: Sniffing Mars’ Atmosphere"