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Brines Could be Present on the Surface of Mars for up to 12 Hours, Never for a Full day

We are extremely interested in the possibility of water on Mars, because where there's water, there's the potential for life.…

3 weeks ago

This is Mawrth Vallis on Mars, and it’s Positively Bursting with Evidence of Past Water Action on Mars

Here on Earth, geologists seek out deep channels into Earth's rock, carved over the ages by flowing water. The exposed…

2 months ago

Beyond “Fermi’s Paradox” XII: What is the Waterworlds Hypothesis?

Is it possible that the reason we haven't heard from any aliens is because there's too much water out there?

2 months ago

Mars Might Have Lost its Water Quickly

Mars is an arid place, and aside from a tiny amount of water vapour in the atmosphere, all water exists…

2 months ago

How did the Earth get its water? The answer might be found on Mercury

I don't know if you've noticed by now, but the Earth is a little bit wet. How Earth got all…

3 months ago

Organic Matter Could Have Delivered Earth’s Water

The origin of Earth's water is a big piece of the puzzle in Earth's history. Did it come from comets…

6 months ago

The Moon Might Be More Metal-Rich Than We Thought

A new study shows that the Moon is more metal-rich than previously thought. That has some far-reaching implications for our…

7 months ago

Deep Down in Ocean Worlds, it’s Difficult to Tell Where the Oceans End and the Rock Begins

We all know what water is. And what rock is. The difference is crystal clear. Well, here on Earth it…

7 months ago

The Bare Minimum Number of Martian Settlers? 110

So you want to colonize Mars, huh? Well Mars is a long ways away, and in order for a colony…

7 months ago

Space Dust Delivered Water to Vesta, Could it Have Done the Same for Earth?

One of the most enduring questions about Earth regards the origins of its water. Where did it come from? One…

7 months ago