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Fraser
2008-Nov-20, 08:00 PM
There's more than just a little ice under Mars' surface. According to data from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter radar system, vast Martian glaciers of water ice lie buried under rocky debris. And this ice is not just at the Arctic region where the Phoenix lander scratched the surface in searching for ice. MRO [...]

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trinitree88
2008-Nov-20, 09:10 PM
Nice. Now there's a big reason for expecting some climatological records from future ice cores. Now, who gets dibs on the first Martian Sno-Cone franchises?.......pete:shifty:

GOURDHEAD
2008-Nov-21, 02:33 PM
I wonder about the level of technical competence of the Martian moloids.

John Jaksich
2008-Nov-21, 02:59 PM
Dare I ask what a "moloid" is?

Cheers and congratulations to those who designed, built and carried out the mission...

Aside:

One can never satisfy all for the sake of few; or the few for the sake of the majority...?