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Why mud cracks on Mars matter

Jan 19, 2017
A scientist from the Curiosity team tells about the rover's latest find and what it's like to work on Martian time.
This view of a Martian rock slab called "Old Soaker," which has a network of cracks that may have originated in drying mud, comes from the mast camera on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover.
NASA