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Current Event January 6, 2015

Life on Mars


NASA’s Curiosity Rover has found unexpected bursts of methane in the Martian atmosphere. Scientists don’t know where the methane is coming from but some see these bursts as evidence that there are or once were living microbes on the red planet. Listen to learn more about this important gas and the implications of its discovery on Mars.

Atmosphere Space Systems Earth and Space Science

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AIR DATE: 12/16/2014


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