Author Topic: This is huge: *current* liquid water on Mars.  (Read 14893 times)

Offline trdsf

This is huge: *current* liquid water on Mars.
« on: July 25, 2018, 03:26:12 PM »
It's under the southern polar ice cap.

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Offline SGOS

Re: This is huge: *current* liquid water on Mars.
« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2018, 03:41:48 PM »
Is this mentioned in the Bible?  How can we know it's true then?

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Offline Cavebear

Re: This is huge: *current* liquid water on Mars.
« Reply #2 on: July 25, 2018, 03:47:52 PM »
Is this mentioned in the Bible?  How can we know it's true then?

Sorry, I'm still reeling from the recent Mouse invasion.

Yeah, I get it.  But didn't we already know there was ice there?

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Offline SGOS

Re: This is huge: *current* liquid water on Mars.
« Reply #3 on: July 25, 2018, 03:54:49 PM »
Yeah, I get it.  But didn't we already know there was ice there?
Hmmm.  I guess I better read the link.

Offline SGOS

Re: This is huge: *current* liquid water on Mars.
« Reply #4 on: July 25, 2018, 03:56:22 PM »
Hmmm.  I guess I better read the link.
Ah ha!  It's water in it's liquid state, not just the ice you would expect.

Offline Cavebear

Re: This is huge: *current* liquid water on Mars.
« Reply #5 on: July 25, 2018, 04:00:14 PM »
Ah ha!  It's water in it's liquid state, not just the ice you would expect.

Ice + low pressure = water.  OK.

What am I missing here?
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Re: This is huge: *current* liquid water on Mars.
« Reply #6 on: July 25, 2018, 04:14:31 PM »
Ice + low pressure = water.  OK.

What am I missing here?
There's a 20 km body of liquid water just been found.
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Re: This is huge: *current* liquid water on Mars.
« Reply #7 on: July 25, 2018, 04:17:02 PM »
I predict they won't find any sort of life there, but I hope I'm wrong.
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Offline Cavebear

Re: This is huge: *current* liquid water on Mars.
« Reply #8 on: July 25, 2018, 04:20:54 PM »
I predict they won't find any sort of life there, but I hope I'm wrong.

I suspect there might be water slime all over the universe.  But not a jellyfish.  And if a jellyfish, not a fish.  But if something like a mammal, intelligence.
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Re: This is huge: *current* liquid water on Mars.
« Reply #9 on: July 25, 2018, 04:26:33 PM »
I doubt seriously that there's anything even remotely approaching a microbe. No life of any kind.

But remember, I'm a pessimist.
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Offline Cavebear

Re: This is huge: *current* liquid water on Mars.
« Reply #10 on: July 25, 2018, 04:51:07 PM »
I doubt seriously that there's anything even remotely approaching a microbe. No life of any kind.

But remember, I'm a pessimist.

I would be insanely happy with a microbe.  A mere suggestion of an RNA structure would make me at least giddy.
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Re: This is huge: *current* liquid water on Mars.
« Reply #11 on: July 25, 2018, 05:54:58 PM »
This tells the story of how it was found:


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Offline Cavebear

Re: This is huge: *current* liquid water on Mars.
« Reply #12 on: July 25, 2018, 05:59:52 PM »
This tells the story of how it was found:




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Offline Hakurei Reimu

Re: This is huge: *current* liquid water on Mars.
« Reply #13 on: July 25, 2018, 07:00:31 PM »
Well, it is where you'd expect to be able to find water on Mars — underneath something rather solid.
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Re: This is huge: *current* liquid water on Mars.
« Reply #14 on: July 25, 2018, 07:05:19 PM »
I hereby name it Lake Hillary.  Let Trump go nuts, LOL!
I like it! Lake Hillary - I wonder how you could spread the idea? :-)
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