Student researcher discovers odd lava spirals on Mars

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fred8615
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Student researcher discovers odd lava spirals on Mars

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A researcher has spotted lava flows shaped like coils of rope near the equator of Mars, the first time such geologic features have been discovered outside of Earth.

http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/04/ ... p=features
Frederick J. Barnett
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Christopher K.
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Re: Student researcher discovers odd lava spirals on Mars

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They look otherworldly, which is fine because that's where they are!...
https://www.space.com/15446-mars-lava-volcanoes.html
https://www.popularmechanics.com/space/ ... s-8392905/

Will this be one the locations we visit, or set one of the places we set up camp?

"The Challenges of Getting to Mars" plays on NASA-TV during these times...
Friday 3 April = 1:30am, 6am, 12pm, 5:30pm
Sunday 5 April = 7:30am

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