Thursday, November 20, 2008

It Used to be in the Canals

AFP: Evidence of vast frozen water reserves on Mars: scientists: "WASHINGTON (AFP) — NASA scientists have discovered enormous underground reservoirs of frozen water on Mars, away from its polar caps, in the latest sign that life might be sustainable on the Red planet.

Ground-penetrating radar used by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter reveals numerous huge glaciers up to one half-mile thick buried beneath layers of rock and debris. Researchers said one glacier is three time the size of Los Angeles in area."

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