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Traces of an Ancient Ocean Discovered on Mars

A recently released set of topography maps provides new evidence for an ancient northern ocean on Mars. The maps offer the strongest case yet that the planet once experienced sea-level rise consistent with an extended warm and wet climate, not the harsh, frozen landscape that exists today. Benjamin Cardenas, assistant professor of geosciences at Penn ...

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The Curiosity rover on Mars.