Curiosity rover confirms Mars’ massive atmospheric losses

By The Christian Science Monitor
Friday, October 18, 2013 21:25 EDT
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A self-portrait of NASA's Mars rover Curiosity taken by the rover's Mars Hand Lens Imager and released by NASA on Feb. 7, 2013. Image via AFP.
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Latest Curiosity feat: confirmation that Mars sent meteorite group to Earth (via The Christian Science Monitor)

This photo released by NASA shows a self-portrait taken by the NASA rover Curiosity in Gale Crater on Mars.(NASA/AP) Mars has lost from half to 95 percent of its atmosphere over the past 4 billion years, a loss that turned a once-warm, wet surface into…

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