“Ground Zero for Past Life?” –Jezero Crater Future NASA Landing Site Harbors Ancient River Delta

  Jezero crater, where NASA plans to land a new Mars rover next year, is home to the remains of an ancient river delta. Researchers have now found deposits of hydrated silica, a mineral that’s especially good at preserving microfossils and other signs of past life, near the delta. “Using a technique we developed that … Continue reading “Ground Zero for Past Life?” –Jezero Crater Future NASA Landing Site Harbors Ancient River Delta