Monday, September 28, 2015

NASA Finds Evidence Of Salty Water On Mars

Today, NASA announced that they have found evidence of flowing salty water on Mars.  Dark streaks, called "recurring slope lineae", found on steep Martian slopes are reportedly caused by salts precipitating out of the water.  The salts are not the sodium chloride present in Earth's oceans, but instead chlorates and perchlorates.

Read more at Space(dot)com, CBC News, IFL Science!, CBS News and Wired.

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