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Largest Methane Spike Ever, Curiosity Rover to Examine it Further
dudley
post Jun 22 2019, 05:09 PM
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It's been reported today that a release of methane on Mars, three times larger than ever detected before, was discovered on Wednesday. On Friday the Curiosity rover had its plans altered, in order to concentrate on this phenomenon, it's said. Preliminary results of this investigation are expected on Monday. Further information is available in the article, linked below:

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post Sep 9 2019, 08:41 PM
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more recent detail on the 'boundary layer collapse' mentioned earlier by jccwrt
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/overnig...methane-mystery
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- dudley   Largest Methane Spike Ever   Jun 22 2019, 05:09 PM
- - Julius   What about trace gas orbiter? Insight should also ...   Jun 22 2019, 05:26 PM
|- - JRehling   Nice thought, Julius, but I'd say "could...   Jun 22 2019, 07:40 PM
||- - HSchirmer   QUOTE (JRehling @ Jun 22 2019, 07:40 PM) ...   Jun 22 2019, 10:52 PM
|- - dudley   QUOTE (Julius @ Jun 22 2019, 09:26 AM) Wh...   Jun 24 2019, 03:58 PM
|- - Steve5304   Wild speculation: Could it be stowaway crap from ...   Jul 19 2019, 05:53 PM
- - Gerald   Regarding the brainstorming about the origin of th...   Jun 23 2019, 06:29 PM
- - Explorer1   If it was a regular meteor shower the orbiters wou...   Jun 23 2019, 09:09 PM
- - Gerald   Similar attempts to correlate presumed methan spik...   Jun 23 2019, 11:58 PM
- - nprev   It would be interesting to know if SEIS on InSight...   Jun 24 2019, 04:13 PM
- - djellison   ...and it's gone. https://twitter.com/Shamroc...   Jun 25 2019, 01:24 AM
- - dudley   There's an outside chance that the Mars Expres...   Jun 26 2019, 06:01 PM
- - marsbug   Life, as they say, finds a way.... but IMHO it...   Jul 19 2019, 08:34 PM
- - nprev   And a reminder to all to read & heed rule 1.3.   Jul 19 2019, 09:45 PM
|- - Steve5304   QUOTE (nprev @ Jul 19 2019, 09:45 PM) And...   Jul 21 2019, 05:05 PM
- - nprev   This was a general reminder to remember 1.3 given ...   Jul 21 2019, 09:27 PM
- - serpens   The previous methane spike was detected by both Cu...   Jul 22 2019, 09:08 AM
- - jccwrt   A theme from the methane session at 9th Mars was t...   Jul 28 2019, 09:22 PM
- - nprev   Hmm. On that note, I've heard very little abou...   Jul 28 2019, 10:36 PM
|- - JRehling   That's a good point, but also, GCMS only provi...   Jul 28 2019, 11:43 PM
|- - mcaplinger   QUOTE (JRehling @ Jul 28 2019, 03:43 PM) ...   Jul 29 2019, 02:41 AM
- - marsbug   Ahem. If I might pedant.... many moons ago I used ...   Jul 29 2019, 09:22 PM
|- - JRehling   That's a superb explanation, marsbug! Than...   Jul 30 2019, 02:30 AM
- - serpens   Thanks for the explanation Marsbug. The mud was ...   Jul 29 2019, 10:26 PM
- - marsbug   Exactly. Unless I'm very much mistaken there w...   Jul 29 2019, 10:48 PM
- - marsbug   I just found this breakdown of the SAM lab, and in...   Jul 29 2019, 11:47 PM
- - atomoid   more recent detail on the 'boundary layer coll...   Sep 9 2019, 08:41 PM


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