Curiosity rover studies rocks and a ‘flower’ on Mars

(Photo: NASA / JPL-Caltech / Ken Kremer / Marco Di Lorenzo)

The cameras on NASA’s Curiosity rover have been clicking away over the holidays — gathering enough pictures for a 360-degree panorama of its rocky surroundings at Yellowknife Bay, plus a close-up view showing a “Martian flower” seemingly sprouting from the surface.