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A Spring-Fed Lake on Mars?
January 27, 2013 | NASA

The McLaughlin Crater on Mars is about 57 miles in diameter and about 1.4 miles deep. Researchers believe that it may have once been filled with water supplied by springs.


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Ancient Lake in the Gale Crater on Mars?
December 10, 2013 | NASA
"This illustration depicts a concept for the possible extent of an ancient lake inside Gale Crater. The existence of a lake there billions of years ago was confirmed from examination of mudstone in the crater's Yellowknife Bay area."

Bottled Water: A Geological Product?
April 13, 2014 | Geology.com
Although much of the bottled water sold in stores is nothing more than expensive tap water, some of it is actually a geological product such as: mineral water, ground water, artesian water, spring water, sparkling water...

A Shower of Comet Particles for Mars?
April 1, 2014 | NASA
Comet Sliding Spring will pass very close to Mars when it approaches the planet in October 2014. It will produce a shower of particles as it flies by the planet could threaten orbiting spacecraft. There is a tiny chance that it could hit Mars.


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