Streaks On Mars Could Provide Evidence Of Flowing Water On Planet's Surface

Nov 6, 2015

This enhanced photo shows streaks on the surface of Mars, which scientists are hypothesizing could have been caused by running, briny water. The color in this photo isn't what we'd see; it's a composite of several different kinds of imaging.
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Is there water on Mars? Was there at some point? If so, what are the implications for life on the Red Planet? Dave Schlom talks to Leslie Tamppari about the recent findings of the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter that point to new evidence for water on Mars, and what that might mean.