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Liquid Water Found on Mars

Clip: Season 45 | 2m 18s

A team of scientists recently discovered a large body of liquid water beneath the southern ice cap of Mars. The presence of liquid water, an essential ingredient for life as we know it, could help inform future studies for past and potentially extant life on the red planet. Explore the discovery made with radar technology and learn what scientists think about the potential of life on Mars.

Aired: 08/15/18

Rating: NR

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