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John Grotzinger

John Grotzinger

John Grotzinger is Fletcher Jones Professor of Geology at CalTech, and serves as Project Scientist for the Curiosity Mars Science Laboratory mission.

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Leaving Behind a Life on Mars—Former Curiosity Project Scientist John Grotzinger

03/17/2015 | 34:46
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The Mars Science Laboratory rover has accomplished its primary goals on the Red Planet, and John Grotzinger has left his central role to become Chair of the Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences at the California Institute of Technology. He shares his thoughts about the ongoing mission and much more.

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Habitability, Taphonomy, and Curiosity's Hunt for Organic Carbon

Posted 2013/12/21 08:47 CST | 4 comments

Lots of people ask questions about how the Curiosity mission, and future missions, will forge ahead to begin with looking for evidence of past life on Mars. There is nothing simple or straightforward about looking for life.

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