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Old Nov 21, 2012, 07:06 PM   #1
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Something big is coming from Mars.

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This data is gonna be one for the history books. t's looking really good.
-Curiosity chief scientist John Grotzinger

The guys at Caltech/JPL have some interesting data coming in from Curiosity's SAM (Sample Analysis at Mars) interment. Curiosity can not directly conform the presence of life on mars. However the SAM module can see if the building blocks for life are out there.
Now all there is to do is to wait till the scientists can recheck their work and publish it. Its going to be an interesting few weeks.
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 07:10 PM   #2
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 08:39 PM   #3
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I wish they would just tell us what it is. The suspense is killing me!
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Old Nov 22, 2012, 12:53 AM   #4
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Old Nov 22, 2012, 02:53 AM   #5
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They won't announce it until Dec 3. Freakin teases!
NASA said it's gonna be a 'historic' announcement. Meaning they found evidence that there was life at one point on Mars. Curiosity landed in a spot where water used to flow, so there are (or should be) signs that life existed once. They found those carbon-based molecules they were hoping to find.
Finally, we'll have hard evidence that life exists beyond Earth. (Duh, of course.)
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Old Nov 23, 2012, 09:40 AM   #7
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It's OK everyone, false alarm. It was just my keys. NASA decoded TB Vets ID# and called me this morning. They say however it will be awhile before they can get the keys back to me.
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what ever came out of this? lol apparently nothing "for the history books..."
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what ever came out of this? lol apparently nothing "for the history books..."
Nothing really; just an "historical mission" in total ... But hey, I see it as an investment into our future so it's fine for me they try and even manage to land on the Mars with complex machinery.
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Old Dec 9, 2012, 11:11 PM   #11
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what ever came out of this? lol apparently nothing "for the history books..."
They're not going to announce anything interesting in the mainstream news. It's all debased garbage.

Google for mars conspiracies if you want to see real science. Ignore nattering academics, and trust your own judgement.
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 04:27 AM   #12
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"The chances of anything coming from Mars are a million to one," he said.
"The chances of anything coming from Mars are a million to one - but still they
come!"

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Google for mars conspiracies if you want to see real science. Ignore nattering academics, and trust your own judgement.
For real science listen to local radio hosts who know a lot more than they should.
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