Nasa’s Phoenix lander has unearthed compelling evidence of ice on Mars, mission scientists believe. Chunks of a bright, white material found in a trench dug by the craft have disappeared over four Martian days, suggesting they have vapourised. Local inhabitants are keeping a careful eye on events. “What’s the little alien guy doing today, [...]
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The Phoenix lander’s first dig into the Martian soil for scientific study has been delayed by several technical glitches. Phoenix had planned to dig the first of three shallow pits north of where it landed this week. It would then shovel the soil into a tiny oven to be baked. The resulting gases would be [...]