g
NOTE: This article is only available to subscribers. Subscribe now to gain access to all articles, read exclusive interviews with top scientists from around the world, and browse the site ad free. The first month is free.

Mars Curiosity rover discovers unusual flower-like object

January 06, 2013

Mars Curiosity rover discovers unusual flower-like object

Mars rover makes a new discovery.

NASA’s Curiosity rover has released a new series of images that reveal an unusual flower-like formation embedded in the Martian rock, along with a snake-like rock formation adorning the planet’s surface.

The rover is currently making its way through a shallow depression dubbed “Yellowknife Bay,” after spending its first four months deep inside Gale Crater. The surrounding terrain is now flatter and lighter-toned, and has turned up two very interesting features.

Comments
Comments should take into account that readers may hold different opinions. With that in mind, please make sure comments are respectful, insightful, and remain focused on the article topic. In addition, readers can send us tips, press releases, or ideas for stories: tips@sciencerecorder.com