Curiosity Finds Fluctuating Levels Of Atmospheric Methane On Mars

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
The first hunt for atmospheric methane on Mars by the rover Curiosity team found no discernible spikes in background levels of the gas, which on Earth is produced predominantly by biological processes. Then a second study, encompassing 20 months of data, revealed occasional pulses of higher...

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