Latest valley networks Stories

Mars Water May Have Come From Orographic Precipitation
2013-07-24 06:49:15

Orographic precipitation, or rain and snow that falls when moist prevailing winds are forced upwards by mountain ridges, appears to have played a role in the formation of some Martian valleys.

Using Math To Better Understand River, Valley Networks
2012-12-06 16:23:13

Rivers and valleys form intricate branching patterns, which have inspired some scientists to develop a theoretical understanding of river-network geometry.

2009-11-23 08:45:00

New research adds to the growing body of evidence suggesting the Red Planet once had an ocean.

2008-09-09 14:05:00

A new study suggests that ancient features on the surface of Mars called valley networks were carved by recurrent floods during a long period when the Martian climate may have been much like that of some arid or semiarid regions on Earth.