Connect with us

Science

Another look at possible under-ice lakes on Mars: They’re still there – Ars Technica

It can be tough to spot water under an ice cap from orbit.

Published

on

post featured image

15 with 12 posters participating
In recent decades, we’ve become aware of lots of water on Earth that’s deep under ice. In some cases, we’ve watched this water nervously, as it’s deep underneath ice sheets, where it could lubricate the sheets’ slide into the sea. But we’ve also discovered lakes that have been trapped under ice near the poles, possibly for millions of years, raising the prospect that they could harbor ancient ecosystems.
Now, researchers are applying some of the same techniques…

Click here to view the original article.

You might also like ...

post featured image
“Growth Spurt” in the Early Universe: Galaxies in the Infant Universe Were Surprisingly Mature – SciTechDaily
NASA Announces the Discovery of Water in the Sunlit Parts of the Moon – Universe Today
post featured image
Beware! NASA shares sinister sounds of space with this Halloween playlist – Space.com