Curiosity’s Mars Find Suggests Early Explosive Volcanism
June 27, 2016
HOUSTON—NASA’s Curiosity rover, nearing the fourth anniversary of its drama-filled landing on Mars, has detected an unexpected mineral in the rock it is sampling as it methodically climbs Mount Sharp. Discovery of the mineral tridymite signals a past era of silicic volcanism evidenced on Earth but...
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