Mars' red exterior is only skin deep

02/24/2013 | Space.com

NASA's Curiosity rover has discovered that under the surface, Mars is more gray than red. The rover dug 2.5 inches into the planet's surface and retrieved rock powder that "may preserve some indication of what iron was doing in these samples without the effect of some later oxidative process that would've rusted the rocks into this orange color that is sort of typical of Mars," said Joel Hurowitz of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

View Full Article in:

Space.com

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Program Officer, Teacher Development
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Moorestown, NJ
Production Manager, Education and Leadership
Asia Society
New York, NY
CONTRACT - Education Consultants
Confidential
East Coast, Phoenix, Los Angeles, SL_Multiple Locations
Inside Sales Representative
Apperson, Inc.
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Product Marketing Manager
Apperson, Inc.
Charlotte, NC