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NASA's Perseverance captures dust-filled Martian whirlwind

The lower portion of a Martian dust devil was captured moving along the western rim of Mars' Jezero Crater by NASA's Perseverance rover on Aug. 30, 2023, the 899th Martian day, or sol, of the mission. The video, which was ...

Optimizing carbonate classification on Mars

The Perseverance rover, successfully deployed to Jezero crater on Mars in 2021, has many jobs as it bumps along the planet's surface. These jobs include sampling organic compounds in rock and sediment to look for the building ...

Ancient cracked mud found on Mars

A recent study published in Nature examines how mud cracks observed on Mars by NASA's Curiosity rover could provide insight into how life on the red planet could have formed in its ancient past.

Earth's most ancient impact craters are disappearing

Earth's oldest craters could give scientists critical information about the structure of the early Earth and the composition of bodies in the solar system as well as help to interpret crater records on other planets. But ...

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