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The Mars rover Curiosity found what many are calling a martian ‘flower.’ According to photos sent from the rover, there seem to be peculiar petal-shaped objects sprouting out of Mars’ red earth. The objects are pearl-white and clustered together...“It’s one piece of the puzzle,” said rover mission project scientist John Grotzinger, of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena. “It has a crosscutting relationship to the surrounding rock and appears to have formed after the deposition of the layer that it transects.