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Kate Middleton and Prince William arrive in Paris for 2-day tour

The British princely couple is currently visiting Paris and was welcomed on Friday by French President Francois Hollande at Elysee Palace.

Meghan Markle reportedly told Kate Middleton he was pregnant, rumor subsequently denied

This week new rumors have surfaced, claiming that Prince Harry’s new love interest is actually expecting.

Kate Middleton reveals Princess Charlotte is ‘the one in charge’

She isn’t two years old yet, but the little princess is apparently the head of the royal family.

Kate Middleton’s private secretary Rebecca Deacon quits job

At the service of the British royal family for 10 years, Rebecca Deacon has been Kate Middleton’s personal assistant for the last five years, and now she is stepping down.

Kate Middleton and Prince William to visit Germany and Poland in July

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, are scheduled to make an official visit to Poland and Germany this summer.

Kate Middleton and Prince William arrive in Paris for 2-day tour
Meghan Markle reportedly told Kate Middleton he was pregnant, rumor subsequently denied
Kate Middleton reveals Princess Charlotte is ‘the one in charge’
Kate Middleton’s private secretary Rebecca Deacon quits job
Kate Middleton and Prince William to visit Germany and Poland in July

NASA’s Mars rover discovers evidence for soil that could support life

by Nicole
September 4, 2011 at 3:38 am

NASA scientists were overjoyed Thursday after rover Opportunity discovered a rock on Mars that could suggest life on the red planet.

After reaching the 22 kilometer (13.6 mile) wide crater Endeavour, the exploration vehicle first analyzed a rock and found it contained unusually high levels of zinc and bromine, elements often deposited by water, especially hot water.

The rock, which is called Tisdale 2, “is different from any rock we’ve ever seen on Mars,” said Steve Squyres, a Cornell University scientist, the principal investigator for Opportunity .

“It has a composition similar to some volcanic rocks, but there’s much more zinc and bromine than we’ve typically seen,” he said at a news conference.

“We may be dealing with a situation where water has percolated or flowed, somehow moved through these rocks, maybe as vapor, maybe as liquid, don’t know yet, but has enhanced the zinc concentration in the rock to levels far in excess of anything that we have seen on Mars before,” Squyres said.

NASA researchers also intend to search for other zinc-rich rocks, while Opportunity for bedrock, in particular, which is rock that has not been moved by impacts or other processes.

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