Has Curiosity made an 'Earth-Shaking' discovery?

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Has Curiosity made an 'Earth-Shaking' discovery?

Postby VeeJay » Wed Nov 21, 2012 6:23 pm

http://www.universetoday.com/98576/has- ... more-98576

Apparently Curiosity has made an Earth-shaking discovery, but NASA is not announcing it because they want to verify the data, which is expected to take a few weeks. A few weeks! I can't stand the suspense!!

My guesses below:
    Microscopic fossils
    Evidence of wet soil below the surface

What are your guesses?

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Re: Has Curiosity made an 'Earth-Shaking' discovery?

Postby VeeJay » Wed Nov 21, 2012 10:15 pm

OK, the Bad Astronomer has posted a follow-up article, advising people like me to calm down :mryellow:

http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronom ... omment_box

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Re: Has Curiosity made an 'Earth-Shaking' discovery?

Postby Gary » Thu Nov 22, 2012 1:13 am

"As for history books, the whole mission is for the history books,..." John Grotzinger. Perhaps reporter over-reacted. Oops. :)

http://lightyears.blogs.cnn.com/2012/11 ... king-news/
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Re: Has Curiosity made an 'Earth-Shaking' discovery?

Postby VeeJay » Fri Nov 23, 2012 8:04 pm

Yeah, that's true. But still ... :mryellow:

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