ANNA MEHLER PAPERNY
August 7, 2012 – Globe and Mail
With Curiosity safely landed on Mars, the real work begins. And this is where Canadian expertise comes in.
Designed by a University of Guelph professor, funded by the Canadian Space Agency and built by Canada’s MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., the Alpha Particle X-ray Spectrometer is a key part of gleaning information on Mars’s ancient history, and maybe the secrets to life on other planets.