31 Mar 2019

NASA rescently found big source source of water on mars!

Yes, there is a big source of water on Mars


Mars is one of the planet on which we expect most to find any sign of life. We have done 50+ mission to know about mars but the most that we try to find about Mars is presence of any life.

And even by doing so many mission we still don’t know very much about mars and now we are planning to step on the Mars surface for the very first time.

Mars as we know, is think to be presence of any civilization in the past. Researchers have found many such things that indicates to be presence of any developed civilization in the past.

Recently NASA has confirmed the presence of river on the surface of Mars less than a billion year ago. The river marks that is to be found  on the Mars is seems to be averagely more wider and longer than the river present on the Earth but the depth of the river can’t be clearly found due to absence of water in it from very long time.
Edwin kite, an assistant professor of geophysical science at the university of Chicago and his colleague performed a global survey of ancient waterways of Mars and characterize more than 200 such system using imagery and other data captured from its orbit.

Researchers said that the Martian rivers were flowed intermediately but intensely over much of the planets 4.5 billions history. They found rivers were impressive wide and in some cases their width is found to be twice the width of the rivers of the earth.


Still after finding such information about Mars’ river it is unclear that, how much water Martian rivers were carried out. Because, to determine the depth of river it requires up close analysis of river bed rocks and pebbles and such work can be done on  few locations on the Mars like Gale crater which is being explored be Curiosity rover since 2012, sent by NASA.

Researchers found that the ancient Mars’ river  were distributed whole over the mars and not were flowed on just some spots.

These new details could lead to understand Mars’ climate history and life hosting potential in better way, for example, rivers size shows that they flows continuously not  for few minutes in the warmest part of the Mars.
New study shows that scientists still have to learn about climate evolution of Mars. For example, how could mars’ thin environment could support heavy precipitation? What process drove the apparent dry wet cycle over long time span?

As much we answer these questions through our work a new one comes to challenge us. Here we are calculating the details of Mount Sharp (mountain of height 5.5km) which originates from Gale crater’s centre, which can give more appropriate result about the evolution of climate of Mars.

Also in 2020 NASA is going to sent a life hunting rover which will likely study an ancient river delta inside Mars’ Jezero  crater and will  contribute in this regard.

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