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

3 years agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

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 of scientists announced their discovery in Science, and told io9 what this liquid water is really like — and whether it changes the prospects for life on Mars.
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Scientists Begin 520 Day Mars Mission Simulation

Genres / Sci Fi : Slice of SciFi (4 years ago)

While human beings may not be headed to the Red Planet any time soon, a group of scientists last week began a simulation of journeying to our planetary neighbor. An international team of researchers began a 520 day simulation of a f... Read Post

This device could be the first step toward farming on Mars

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (12 months ago)

If we're going to build cities on Mars, we must first figure out how to supply colonists with water and food. If underground Martian ice turns out to be as plentiful as some hope, we may have water covered. And now a group of Greek ... Read Post

The Moon may have as much water as Earth does [Video]

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (3 years ago)

Today, a group of scientists announced that beneath the surface of the Moon there may be as much water as we have on Earth. This revelation could change everything we know about the Moon — and pave the way for lunar colonies in the ... Read Post


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