NASA’s Perseverance Rover Deposits First Sample on Mars Surface – NASA Mars Exploration

Perseverance Deposits Its First Sample on the Martian Surface: Once the Perseverance team confirmed the first sample tube was on the surface, they positioned the WATSON camera located at the end of the rover’s robotic arm to peer beneath the rover, checking to be sure that the tube hadn’t rolled into the path of the … Read more

‘Sea monster’ fossils offer signs of ichthyosaur migration 230 million years ago

Comment on this story Comment Fossil experts believe they have solved a decades-old mystery: How did at least 37 school-bus-size marine reptiles die and become embedded in stone about 230 million years ago in what is now central Nevada? If the scientists from the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and other institutions are correct, … Read more