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Mars, a Hawaii Far Away?
October 31, 2012
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NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has made a striking discovery on the red planet.
On Tuesday, scientists said Curiosity found soil on Mars similar to the weathered, volcanic sand of Hawaii.
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