More Evidence That Mars Once Had Flowing Water

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More Evidence That Mars Once Had Flowing Water

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At this point, though, one thing we’re sure about is the presence of lots of water on Mars. A lot of it is still there in the form of ice in the polar caps and under the surface at mid- to high latitudes. It seems clear it once flowed on and under the surface as well. It really makes me wonder if water could flow under the surface even today. It’s unlikely; you need a heat source, and Mars looks pretty lean in that category these days. Still, Mars is a surprising place, and no doubt has plenty of surprises left for us to find.


Water on Mars: Ridges in craters show water once flowed there.
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My first passion in life was astronomy. Back in the day nobody knew squat about Mars. Read everything, including the series



All that said, it never ceases to amaze me what we continue to learn of our nearest neighbors.

I find it difficult to imagine the whole scale of water there, if true. I won't live to see it, but would like to have a chronological comparison of water on the Earth to Mars.
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:-3i FOUND WATER ON MARS

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Lon;1418416 wrote: :-3i FOUND WATER ON MARS


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