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Detection of Indigenous Organic Matter in Rocks

Indigenous organic matter (IOM) found within geological materials is a crucial element in astrobiology, offering valuable insight into the prospect of past or present life on planetary bodies like Mars. NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s Curiosity and Perseverance rovers were specifically designed to explore the terrain of Mars and seek evidence of organic compounds. Indeed, organic molecules have been identified in Martian rocks and … Continue reading

04-Feb-2024 Blog, LTB Lasertechnik Berlin, Spectroscopy
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