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The Recent Discovery of Organic Matter on Mars

Thu Sep 12, 11:30am–12:30pm
Presented by: Library of Congress
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Recently NASA’s Curiosity rover found organic carbon molecules, some of the building blocks of life, in mudstones from a 3-billion-year-old Martian lakebed. Dr. Jennifer Eigenbrode will discuss the discovery, how it might have been preserved, and what the source might be.

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