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Fraser
2008-Nov-17, 10:30 PM
Data from the Mars Odyssey orbiter's Gamma Ray Spectrometer provides new evidence for the controversial idea that oceans once covered about a third of ancient Mars. Spacecraft images going back to Mariner 9 in the early 1970s and the Viking orbiters and landers later in the 1970s up to the current orbiters and rovers have [...]

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trinitree88
2008-Nov-19, 05:05 PM
Data from the Mars Odyssey orbiter's Gamma Ray Spectrometer provides new evidence for the controversial idea that oceans once covered about a third of ancient Mars. Spacecraft images going back to Mariner 9 in the early 1970s and the Viking orbiters and landers later in the 1970s up to the current orbiters and rovers have [...]

More... (http://www.universetoday.com/2008/11/17/evidence-for-vast-oceans-on-ancient-mars/)

Fraser. Some of the Mars soil analyses done by Pathfinder, I believe, indicated anomalous levels of uranium and thorium in basaltic rocks on Mars, an effect seen on our moon in some of the maria that has recently been taken to indicate that the moon was struck a polar blow, and the plumes of material migrated through the interior to escape in basaltic flows on the opposite side, with high levels of thorium. This may also be the Martian case.

see:http://www.astronomy.com/asy/default.aspx?c=a&id=5357


see:http://cat.inist.fr/?aModele=afficheN&cpsidt=15473296

01101001
2008-Nov-19, 05:13 PM
Fraser. [...]

You know... or may not... that the author of the Universe Today story was Nancy Atkinson, and the entity behind member Fraser who posted the link to the Universe Today story was more likely to be Fraser Cain's robot software than Fraser Cain's meat body.

See: Why all the old Universe Today stories? (http://www.bautforum.com/universe-today-story-comments/29785-why-all-old-universe-today-stories.html):


Now whenever I post a new story on Universe Today, it'll automatically create a thread in the forum where people can talk about the story [...]