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Scientists unveil more proof that water still flows on Mars [Exogeology]

4 years agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We now know two things about the Martian atmosphere's carbon dioxide: volcanic eruptions created the gas quite recently, and it probably reacted with liquid water. Taken together, these discoveries confirm water is still a major player in Martian geology. More »
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Why it might be possible to go snowboarding on Mars

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (last year)

NASA scientists think that sliding chunks of frozen carbon dioxide — dry ice — may be responsible for creating track marks on some Martian sand dunes. Which brings up a totally awesome idea: Snowboarding down a Martian sand dune on ... Read Post

Scientists confirm there is liquid water on the surface of Mars [Mars]

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (3 years ago)

We've known for a while that there are frozen water deposits just beneath the surface of the Martian poles, but now it seems that there are seasonal streams of liquid water that wind across the red planet's surface. Today, a group o... Read Post

Curiosity Finds Evidence of Martian Water

Genres / Sci Fi : Slice of SciFi (2 years ago)

The Mars rover Curiosity has found evidence of water on the Red Planet. The discovery confirms what scientist hypothesized--that water once flowed across the surface of Mars. Read Post


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