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Microphone for Mars

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Microphone for Mars

Microphone for Mars

Microphone for Mars

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR''s Joe Palca reports that when the second of two Mars probes takes off this weekend, it will carry a type of microphone that will record sounds from the Martian surface. The microphone was developed by a team of scientists at the University of California at Berkely.

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