Thursday, July 31, 2008

Houston, we have WATER!

OK, it's more likely, "Pasadena, we have WATER!" but what the heck! Confirmed!


Am I jazzed or what?

LOS ANGELES - The Phoenix spacecraft has tasted Martian water for the first time, scientists reported Thursday.

By melting icy soil in one of its lab instruments, the robot confirmed the presence of frozen water lurking below the Martian permafrost. Until now, evidence of ice in Mars' north pole region has been largely circumstantial.

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