USA Today writer Traci Watson interviews several planetary scientists, including SETI Institute's own Janice Bishop, regarding yesterday's announcement of water on Mars.
Until now, “we thought of the current Mars as a barren, extremely dry and cold desert,” SETI Institute planetary scientist Janice Bishop, who did not take part in the research, said via email. “What is new and exciting here is that this provides evidence for liquid water on Mars in the current environment.”
Image credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona (via USA Today)
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