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NASA will chase for fossils on Mars
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NASA will chase for fossils on Mars

The Mars 2020 rover will research a intriguing type of mineral store known for delivering fossils on Earth. At the point when they consider fossils, most likely envision T. rex skulls and sauropod femurs. NASA's Mars 2020 rover will search for fossils on Mars, however not unreasonably kind of fossil. NASA featured another investigation in the diary Icarus this week that focuses out some captivating developments around the internal edge of Jezero Crater, the rover's arranged landing site. The agency compares these concentrated carbonate mineral stores to a bath ring around what had once been a lake 3.5 billion years back. "On Earth, carbonates help form structures that are hardy enough to survive in fossil form for billions of years, including seashells, coral and some stromatolites -- r...