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View Full Version : Salty Soil on Mars Could Be Slurping Water from the Atmosphere



Fraser
2012-Feb-28, 10:20 PM
It happens every summer in humid air: the salt in your salt shaker clumps together as the salt draws in the water from the air. Researchers have found this happens even in the frigid but dry McMurdo Dry Valley in Antarctica, a cold, polar desert. The sandy, salty soils there are frequently dotted with moist [...]

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