Billions Of Years Ago, It Rained On Mars

rain-water-on-mars Five robotic missions so far gathered data that supports the theory that billions of years ago it rained on Mars. Yes, a few weeks ago the Phoenix Mars Lander found ice on the Red Planet, but in addition to that, robotic missions have found plenty of evidence in the past of minerals that are associated with water.

By analyzing data sent by these missions and comparing the samples with those in the Atacama Desert (Chile) and the dry valley regions in Antarctica, they found that probably around 3 billion years ago, the big bodies of water from Mars evaporated or froze.

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