NASA Confirms Liquid Water on Mars

Credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona
Spectroscopic data from NASA’s 10-year-old Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have confirmed years of scientific suspicion that periodic dark streaks appearing on Martian slopes are the result of liquid water flowing on the planet’s surface. The dark features, known as recurring slope lineae (RSL), have...

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