Curiosity Rover Finds New Signs Of A Lake On Mars
Data collected from NASA's Curiosity rover suggests Mount Sharp was shaped by sediments deposited in a lake over tens of millions of years.By Elizabeth Hagedorn | December 9, 2014
NASA now has new clues the Red Planet could have supported life — microbial life, that is.
This is Gale Crater. It was formed some 3.5 billion years ago when a meteor crashed into the surface of Mars.
In the center of the otherwise barren crater is a formation that, until now, had stumped scientists — a 3.5-mile-high mountain known as Mount Sharp.