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Wednesday, February 16, 2005

Mars rover finds new evidence of a watery past

NASA's Mars rover Spirit has found a new class of rock that points to a wetter Mars environment, according to an article on

The rock is an exposed part of martian bedrock nicknamed "Peace" by planet scientists.

The evidence found by Spirit suggests that water played a part in the history of the neighboring rock, bolstering the belief that Mars was once a watery planet.


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