Martian rovers survive storm.
Halfway around the planet, the rover Spirit is now examining the surface of a plateau dubbed Home Plate. Rocks there show signs of having been subjected to volcanic activity in the presence of water.
Researchers had worried that the rovers, which have been on Mars since January 2004 and rely on solar-powered batteries, might die during the storm.-R.C.
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|Title Annotation:||PLANETARY SCIENCE|
|Date:||Oct 13, 2007|
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