News of the WeekPlanetary Science

Minerals Suggest Water Once Flowed on Mars--But Where?

See allHide authors and affiliations

Science  03 Oct 2008:
Vol. 322, Issue 5898, pp. 32
DOI: 10.1126/science.322.5898.32a

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Summary

Scientists on the Phoenix mission to the high arctic of Mars announced this week that the rover had found some long-sought soil minerals that are "indicators of liquid water in the past." The catch is that team members can't say for certain when or where the water was liquid.