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2008-04-23 14:40:00

Brown University researchers have found compelling evidence of thick, recurring glaciers on Mars, a discovery that suggests that the Red Planet’s climate was much more dynamic than previously believed – and could change again. Results are published on the cover of Geology magazine.

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2007-12-12 09:05:00

Scientists have gathered more evidence that suggests flowing water on Mars -- by comparing images of the red planet to an otherworldly landscape on Earth.

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2007-09-20 17:25:00

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is examining several features on Mars that address the role of water at different times in Martian history.

2007-02-15 15:00:10

By RANDOLPH E. SCHMID WASHINGTON - An orbiting spacecraft has sent back new evidence for the presence of water on Mars. Scientists have long debated whether water flowed on the red planet, with evidence increasing in recent years.

2006-12-11 18:00:16

By ALICIA CHANG Associated Press writer LOS ANGELES -- For decades, scientists have scoured Mars in search of water, a basic ingredient for primitive life. But the best clues were always tied to the ancient past when the Red Planet was warmer and wetter.

2006-12-10 12:00:09

By ALICIA CHANG Associated Press Video: Possible Water Found on Mars LOS ANGELES -- New photographs from space suggest that water occasionally flows on the frigid surface of Mars, raising the tantalizing possibility that it is hospitable to life, scientists reported Wednesday.

2006-12-09 00:00:06

By JOHN JOHNSON JR. NASA scientists announced Wednesday that they had found evidence that water still flows over the surface of Mars - sporadic gushers that increase the possibility that the Red Planet could harbor some form of life.

2006-12-08 12:00:10

By Warren E. Leary Pictures of Martian gullies taken several years apart strongly suggest that water still flows at least occasionally on the surface of the planet, scientists have announced.

2006-12-07 12:00:10

NASA sees hint of liquid water on Mars WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- Images sent back by NASA's Mars Global Surveyor orbiter suggest the existence of liquid water on Mars which heightens the potential for microbial life on the Red Planet, NASA scientists said on Wednesday.

2006-12-07 12:00:10

By Alicia Chang THE ASSOCIATED PRESS For decades, scientists have scoured Mars in search of water, a basic ingredient for primitive life. But the best clues were always tied to the ancient past when the Red Planet was warmer and wetter.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.