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Life Beneath Mars

Curiosity using its Chemistry and Camera instrument

This artist's concept depicts the rover Curiosity using its Chemistry and Camera instrument to investigate the composition of a rock surface on Mars. NASA/JPL-Caltech

By Mandy Thoo

The continual discovery of water on other planets raises the hope that now is our time to find life beyond Earth.

Mandy Thoo is a freelance science writer.

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