‘Building blocks of life’ found on Mars, NASA reveals in new Curiosity rover announcement

NASA scientists hosted a live discussion Thursday, announcing new discoveries from its car-sized Mars Curiosity rover, which first launched in 2011.

The live event, which aired on NASA Television at 2 p.m., revealed that scientists found organic matter preserved on Mars — elements considered “building blocks of life” — suggesting the planet was once home to life.

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