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NASA Briefing on New Mars Finding This Afternoon 231

ipsender writes with a NASA announcement: "NASA will host a news briefing on Thursday, Aug. 4, at 11 a.m. PDT (2 p.m. EDT) about a significant new Mars science finding. The briefing will be held at NASA Headquarters in Washington. The new finding is based on observations from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, which has been orbiting the Red Planet since 2006." You can catch the briefing online at the NASA TV site.
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NASA Briefing on New Mars Finding This Afternoon

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  • My guess - (Score:5, Interesting)

    by Anonymous Coward on Thursday August 04, 2011 @10:50AM (#36985712)

    Methane. It's going to be something about methane. Look at all the geologists on the briefing panel;

    The briefing panelists are:
    -- Philip Christensen, geophysicist, Arizona State University, Tempe
    -- Colin Dundas, research geologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Flagstaff, Ariz.
    -- Alfred McEwen, planetary geologist, University of Arizona, Tucson
    -- Michael Meyer, Mars Exploration Program lead scientist, NASA Headquarters
    -- Lisa Pratt, biogeochemist, Indiana University, Bloomington

So... did you ever wonder, do garbagemen take showers before they go to work?