hematite

Earth’s Oxygen Could be Making the Moon Rust

It takes oxygen to make iron rust. So when scientists discovered hematite spread widely through lunar high latitudes, they were…

1 year ago

See NASA’s Curiosity Rover Simultaneously from Orbit and Red Planet’s Surface Climbing Mount Sharp

You can catch a glimpse of what its like to see NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover simultaneously high overhead from orbit…

4 years ago

Mars Habitability? Curiosity Rover Spots Intriguing Mineral On Red Planet

NASA's Curiosity rover has struck hematite -- an iron-oxide mineral often associated with water-soaked environments -- in its first drill…

7 years ago

Was This Ridge Habitable? Mars Curiosity Eyes Nearby Mountain

So Curiosity has been on Mars for an Earth year and is now, slowly, making its way over to that…

8 years ago