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Fraser
2005-Sep-10, 03:16 AM
SUMMARY: Researchers have discovered evidence of recent glacier movements and volcanic eruptions on Mars, overturning the long-held opinion that it's a cold, dead world. As recently as 350,000 years ago, glaciers moved from Mars' poles to its tropics, covering the planet in sheets of ice. And several of Mars' giant volcanoes were active as recently as 2 million years ago. The heat from these volcanoes could sustain microbial life in underground pools of liquid water.

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