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martian

mor shuhn

  • n  imaginary people who live on the planet Mars
  • a  of or relating to the planet Mars (or its fictional inhabitants)
News & Articles

  • Martian clay contains chemical implicated in the origin of life, astrobiologists find
    Researchers have discovered high concentrations of boron in a Martian meteorite. When present in its oxidized form (borate), boron may have played a key role in the formation of RNA, one of the building blocks for life.
    June 11, 2013 - Science Daily
  • Marks on Martian dunes may be tracks of dry-ice sleds
    NASA research indicates hunks of frozen carbon dioxide -- dry ice -- may glide down some Martian sand dunes on cushions of gas similar to miniature hovercraft, plowing furrows as they go. Researchers deduced this process could explain one enigmatic class of gullies seen on Martian sand dunes by examining images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) and performing experiments on sand ...
    June 11, 2013 - Science Daily
  • Marks on Martian Dunes May Reveal Tracks of Dry Ice Sleds
    NASA research indicates hunks of frozen carbon dioxide -- dry ice -- may glide down some Martian sand dunes on cushions of gas similar to miniature hovercraft, plowing furrows as they go.
    June 11, 2013 - SpaceRef
Quotes

  • Steve Squyres in China Daily
    That was the original, pre-impact surface so this bright stuff is the stuff that was in contact with the Martian atmosphere at the time Victoria formed, which may have been billions of years ago,Squyres said.
  • Julie Christie in MSNBC
    It's like, 'You may have to go to Mars and pretend to be a Martian,'Christie said. "I think, oh, I don't know any Martians. Can you give me some rules? And you're told, 'No, you've just got to make up how to be like a Martian, and you must...
  • Flavio Briatore in Malaysia Star
    Hamilton has learnt nothing. We saw that in Japan. You should tell him that he is a Formula One driver, not a Martian,said Briatore. "He is not Muhammad Ali."

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