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Flowing water on Mars sparks hunt for ancient life

Scientists have found evidence of flowing salt water on steep Martian slopes, which if confirmed would be the first discovery of active liquid water on the red planet, NASA has said. The data gathered by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has given new focus to the hunt for life forms and…

NASA finds evidence of liquid water on Mars

NASA presented Thursday what may be the strongest evidence yet of liquid water on the surface of Mars. Pictures taken by the powerful HiRISE camera aboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) showed fingers of dark material running down rocky slopes facing the equator during spring and summer months. Scientists believe…