The discovery of NASA's Curiosity has made a rather strange discovery on Mars. It's bright, sparkling, mysterious, and maybe (or maybe not) becoming a meteorite.
Writing on Curiosity's team blog on Wednesday, Dr. Susanne P. Schwenzer refers to an unknown object that has been dubbed "Small Colonsay."
"One example we are trying to get is Little Colonsay. The planning team thinks it might be a meteorite because it is very shiny. But it looks deceptive, and the evidence will only come from chemistry," he wrote.
The object was discovered by ChemCam Rover on Monday.
NASA's Curiosity rover is the most technologically advanced rover ever made, equipped with 17 cameras and robotic arms containing special tools and instruments. Its mission is to determine whether Mars, or, can be inhabited by microbial life.
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