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The Viking Carbon Assimilation Experiments: Interim Report

Horowitz, N. H. and Hobby, G. L. and Hubbard, J. S. (1976) The Viking Carbon Assimilation Experiments: Interim Report. Science, 194 (4271). pp. 1321-1322. ISSN 0036-8075. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20151117-080410968

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Abstract

A synthesis of organic matter from atmospheric carbon monoxide or carbon dioxide, or both, appears to take place in the surface material of Mars at a low rate. The synthesis appears to be thermolabile and to be inhibited by moisture.


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Additional Information:© 1976 American Association for the Advancement of Science. 22 November. We thank P. K. Cartier III and W. Ashley for invaluable assistance and the members of the Viking flight team for helpful discussions. This work was supported by NASA contracts NAS1-12311 (to N.H.H.) and NAS1-13422 (to J.S.H.) and NASA grants NGR-05-002-308 (to N.H.H.) and NSG-7069 (to J.S.H.).
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NASANAS1-12311
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NASANGR-05-002-308
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Official Citation:The Viking Carbon Assimilation Experiments: Interim Report N. H. HOROWITZ, G. L. HOBBY, and J. S. HUBBARD Science 17 December 1976: 194 (4271), 1321-1322. [DOI:10.1126/science.194.4271.1321]
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