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Looking for Water on the Red Planet

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Looking for Water on the Red Planet

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Looking for Water on the Red Planet

Looking for Water on the Red Planet

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Scientists exploring Mars via the rover 'Opportunity' published 11 papers detailing the progress of the research being done in an area called Meridiani Planum. The results, they say, are the first geological and geochemical documentation of water on the Red Planet.

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Steve Squyres, principal investigator, NASA Mars Exploration Rover Mission. Professor of astronomy, Cornell University