Monday, September 28, 2015
Scientists Confirm There's Water In The Dark Streaks On Mars
For several years, a satellite orbiting Mars has seen streaks flowing from Martian mountains during warm periods on the surface. Scientists have now confirmed that water is involved.
Streaks a few hundred feet in length appear on the walls of Garni crater on Mars. Scientists suspect they are formed by the flow of briny, liquid water on Mars.
The lines appear on slopes with exposure to sunlight. Researchers now believe that the warm sun may cause water to begin flowing.