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English: A Watery Lake Is Detected on Mars, Raising the Potential for Alien Life - The discovery suggests that watery conditions beneath the icy southern polar cap may have provided one of the critical building blocks for life on the red planet.[1][2]

The New York Times & Science - July 25, 2018

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/25/science/mars-liquid-alien-life.html

A view of the southern polar plain of Mars, with the Mars Express’s color-coded findings superimposed at the site where they were detected. The 12-mile-wide lake is believed to be about a mile deep.

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  1. Chang, Kenneth; Overbye, Dennis (25 July 2018). "A Watery Lake Is Detected on Mars, Raising the Potential for Alien Life - The discovery suggests that watery conditions beneath the icy southern polar cap may have provided one of the critical building blocks for life on the red planet.". The New York Times. Retrieved on 25 July 2018.
  2. Orosei, R. et al. (25 July 2018). "Radar evidence of subglacial liquid water on Mars". Science. DOI:10.1126/science.aar7268. Retrieved on 25 July 2018.
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Author USGS Astrogeology Science Center, Arizona State University, INAF

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