Ancient Mars Had Thicker Atmosphere, Curiosity Finds | Video

Published on Apr 12, 2013

The roving Mars Science Lab’s Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) instrument tested for levels of the gas Argon in the atmosphere. Those levels indicate the Red Planet once had a more robust atmosphere, confirming what scientists previously thought.

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