Mars has a vast reservoir of water, scientists find in major breakthrough in search for alien life

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Mars has a vast reservoir of water, scientists find in major breakthrough in search for alien life

Post by Gawdzilla Sama » Wed Jul 25, 2018 3:19 pm

Scientists have found a vast lake underneath the Martian surface.

The discovery marks the first time scientists have ever detected a stable body of water on the planet, resolving a decades-long debate about whether Mars really has any water at all. As such, it is an important source of hope for those searching for alien life: if water is not found on the red planet, then it is almost certain there is no life there either.

The vast lake is found underneath Mars' southern pole, and stretches for 20km across.
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Post by landrew » Wed Jul 25, 2018 6:39 pm

I think the water bodies of Mars have become occluded with soil and dust over time.
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Post by Gawdzilla Sama » Wed Jul 25, 2018 8:10 pm

Mark off the spots you visited and we won't look for water there.

However, finding a 20 km body of liquid water under ice would tend to put your estimate in the loo.
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Post by Lance Kennedy » Wed Jul 25, 2018 9:34 pm

Water appears to be ubiquitous. It is found on comets, asteroids, and moon's. Saturn's rings are mostly water. It has even been seen around other stars. As humanity develops its space going abilities, and people explore the wider universe, it is predictable that water will be found almost everywhere.

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Post by gorgeous » Fri Jul 27, 2018 5:29 pm

they could have just asked me...yeahhh...there's that face on mars, the city on mars and other monuments...remote viewers have seen beings living on mars in the past....so yeahhh.......
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Post by gorgeous » Fri Jul 27, 2018 5:36 pm

wiki-----------On August 8, 2011, a report, based on NASA studies with meteorites found on Earth, was published suggesting building blocks of DNA and RNA (adenine, guanine and related organic molecules) may have been formed extraterrestrially in outer space.
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Post by landrew » Fri Jul 27, 2018 7:56 pm

If the earth suddenly lost it's atmosphere like Mars, I'm sure he frozen oceans would soon be covered with soil as it is on Mars.
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