Release Date: 20 December 2014
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Nora Noffke, Associate Professor in the Department of Ocean, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Old Dominion University, tells us about her recent hypothesis paper that argues that certain sedimentary structures seen by the Curiosity rover on Mars could be fossilized microbial mats.
Ancient Sedimentary Structures in the <3.7 Ga Gillespie Lake Member, Mars, That Compare in Macroscopic Morphology, Spatial Associations, and Temporal Succession with Terrestrial Microbialites
ODU Press Release
Music by Jason Robinson
|Gillespie Lake (photo from NASA)|