acm-header
Sign In

Communications of the ACM

ACM News

Microbial Stowaways to Mars Identified


Curiosity self-portrait on Mars

Planetary scientists worry that rovers such as Curiosity will transport microbes from Earth to Mars.

Credit: NASA/Science Photo Library

Dozens of microbial species may have accompanied the Curiosity rover to Mars, where it landed in August 2012.

From Nature
View Full Article


 

No entries found

Sign In for Full Access
» Forgot Password? » Create an ACM Web Account