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Liquid Water on Mars?: A 2009 hit at #63

Posted: December 29, 2009

Liquid Water on Mars?: A 2009 hit at #63

The discovery of liquid water by the Phoenix Mars lander is number 63 on Discover Magazine's list of the top 100 stories of 2009. In the October issue of the Journal of Geophysical Research, AOSS Professor Nilton Renno first theorized that self-images from the lander show blobs of liquid water on the landers legs.

Read Discover's blog about the discovery at: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/80beats/2009/03/17/scientist-smackdown-did-mars-phoenix-find-liquid-water.

Read more at: http://www.engin.umich.edu/newscenter/feature/mars

Find out more about Professor Nilton Renno at: http://aoss.engin.umich.edu/people/nrenno

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