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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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Back to Planetary Radio Live With the Mars Rovers

02/04/2014 | 38:52
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Our celebration of the Mars rovers continues from Southern California Public Radio’s Crawford Family Forum, this week featuring planetary scientist and author Jim Bell, Curiosity Project Scientist John Grotzinger, JPL Mars Engineering Manager Rob Manning and Planetary Society CEO Bill Nye. Emily takes us to Curiosity’s latest find on the red planet, and Bruce Betts joins Mat to gaze at the night sky and give away ISS-Above, the little device that tells you when the International Space Station is overhead.

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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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