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NOVA

The Mars Rover, "Curiosity"

  • Aired: 10/19/2011
  • 04:25
  • Rating: NR
Scientists want to know if methane gas on Mars is a product of biological processes or a result of geologic activity. To find out, NASA is sending a robotic rover called Curiosity to Mars. This video clip from NOVA's program Finding Life Beyond Earth explores the questions that drive the scientists and the implications of possible findings.
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NASA is sending a robotic rover called "Curiosity" to find out if there is life on Mars.
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