Scientists in the Field
Spiral Notebook
The Latest on Mars
by Lily Kessinger
October 5, 2015
The Latest on Mars
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Last week, NASA confirmed evidence of flowing water on the red planet, though it is unclear as to whether its existence can support actual life on Mars. There is still much to be learned and discovered!

For more in-depth information about the salty substance found on Mars, be sure to check out this article on National Geographic as well as NASA’s website. And to learn more about NASA’s past efforts in the quest to find evidence of life-supporting water on the martian planet, be sure to read The Mighty Mars Rovers: The Incredible Adventures of Spirit and Opportunity by Elizabeth Rusch.

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