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Mars' Gale Crater once held massive lake, NASA says

Mars Gale Crater once held massive lake NASA says The Verge


Gale Crater, the landing site of the Mars Curiosity rover, has long been hypothesized to have once held a large standing body of water. In a teleconference this afternoon, NASA announced new scientific findings which support that claim and also suggest that the lake existed for millions of years — potentially long enough for life to have formed.

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One step closer to finding life outside earth. Cool.

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