Thursday, August 4, 2011

Flowing Water on Mars?

What's That on Mars? It Just Might Be Saltwater

Strange lines recently found on Martian soil may the unique characteristics of flowing water. Scientists were alerted to the anomaly after a student from the University of Arizona noticed the changes on the surface from an algorithm designed to identify subtle changes over time. This is an intriguing possibility that liquid water main contain microscopic or bacterial life. We know that there are ice deposits in various places and it has long been suspected that liquid water once existed, but the idea that there may be small amounts of liquid water currently on the planet is very exciting! awesome video of the evidence:

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