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NASA's Martian Orbiters Find Evidence Of Liquid Water
2014-02-10 13:46:26

NASA's Martian orbiters have sent back exciting evidence to mission operators showing that the Red Planet may in fact still have liquid water in existence on the surface.

MRO Image Analysis Suggests Possible Salt Water On Mars
2013-12-10 19:42:05

For decades, scientists have been on a quest to find liquid water on the surface of Mars and new images from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter may finally provide that evidence.

Opportunity Rover Finds Martian Rock With Unique Composition
2013-05-18 04:32:57

NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has discovered a pale rock that has a higher composition of aluminum and silica and a lower concentration of calcium and iron than any other rock it has examined during its time on Mars, the US space agency announced on Friday.

Martian Surface Changes With The Seasons
2013-01-25 08:51:40

A new study, led by the Planetary Science Institute's Senior Scientists Candice Hansen, shows that the spring thaw on Mars leads to a variety of geologic changes on the planet's surface.

Mars Crater May Have Been Home To Groundwater-fed Lake
2013-01-21 04:10:25

NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has discovered evidence of a wet underground environment which suggests the planet could have once been home to a groundwater-fed lake.

2011-08-04 13:00:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Observations from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) have revealed possible flowing water during the warmest months on Mars.

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2011-08-04 13:55:00

Researchers using NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have found possible flowing water on Mars.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.