News FocusPlanetary Science

Water Everywhere on Early Mars But Only for a Geologic Moment?

See allHide authors and affiliations

Science  25 Jul 2008:
Vol. 321, Issue 5888, pp. 484-485
DOI: 10.1126/science.321.5888.484

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text


Planetary scientists pursuing water and life on Mars must reconcile mounting evidence of a young planet awash in life-sustaining water with a growing realization that the martian surface was likely almost always dry.