Conduits: Did Water Flow Beneath The Surface Of Mars?

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 18:20 in Astronomy & Space

Ridges spidering through impact craters on Mars appear to be the fossilized remnants of underground cracks through which water once flowed, according to a new analysis in Geophysical Research Letters. The finding lends credence to the idea that the subsurface environment on Mars once had an active hydrology. Since this is about another planet, it is also required in 2013 that all science articles imply the discovery could have important ramifications for finding life on other planets.   read more

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