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Curiosity's Mars discovery called 'one for history books'

Curiosity's Mars discovery called 'one for history books' | Curiosity-1 | Scoop.it
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has apparently made a discovery "for the history books," but we'll have to wait a few weeks to find out what the new Red Planet find may be, media reports suggest.
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The Cost of Curiosity

The Cost of Curiosity | Curiosity-1 | Scoop.it
The other day I was in a coffee shop, quietly writing and sharing a table with a woman also on a laptop. She caught me staring blankly out the window and asked what I was working on; apparently I l...
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Rover's Laser Instrument Zaps First Martian Rock - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Rover's Laser Instrument Zaps First Martian Rock - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Curiosity-1 | Scoop.it
Today, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity fired its laser for the first time on Mars, using the beam from a science instrument to interrogate a rock called 'Coronation.'
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NASA Mars Rover: Martian Soil Similar to That Found Near Hawaii Volcano

NASA Mars Rover: Martian Soil Similar to That Found Near Hawaii Volcano | Curiosity-1 | Scoop.it
Soil picked up suggests similarity to dirt found near Mauna Kea, scientists say
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Curiosity result could confirm Mars life, says Levin - space - 23 November 2012 - New Scientist

Curiosity result could confirm Mars life, says Levin - space - 23 November 2012 - New Scientist | Curiosity-1 | Scoop.it
As the internet buzzes in anticipation of results revealing organic molecules on the Red Planet, ex-NASA scientist Gilbert Levin is more nervous than most
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Mars rover gets instructions daily from NASA via a network of antennae

Mars rover gets instructions daily from NASA via a network of antennae | Curiosity-1 | Scoop.it
How the space agency can communicate in a matter of minutes with the Mars rover Curiosity.
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NASA rover Curiosity collects key information about dust cycle, climate on Mars

Curiosity, NASA's rover, is on Mars to look for signs that red planet was once suitable for microbial life. But the planet's weather has other plans.
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Felix Baumgartner: Mars is a waste of your tax dollars

Felix Baumgartner: Mars is a waste of your tax dollars | Curiosity-1 | Scoop.it
In a strident interview, the Red Bull jumper says that the Curiosity rover money would be better spent by having more curiosity about our own Earth. Read this article by Chris Matyszczyk on CNET News.
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An Inside Look at Curiosity’s Inner Workings

An Inside Look at Curiosity’s Inner Workings | Curiosity-1 | Scoop.it
What makes a rover rove? At the very basic level, it comes down to gears, and all the gears have to made very precisely: there's no going to Mars to fix an
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