written by constantino panagopulos, on january 24th, 2022

who: cyril grima, lead study author university of texas geophysics institute
what: new study suggests underground martian lake may be volcanic rock
when: written january 24, 2022
where: close to mars’ southern pole
why: the presence of water doesn’t fit with what researchers have understood about mars’ southern pole.

interesting fact: mars, a dusty and windy planet, does have ice water locked up at the poles. but scientists are still working to determine how much water might actually be lurking below the planet’s surface.

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