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Space Science

Rover Accidentally Uncovers Mars Hydrothermal Vent 53

Posted by ScuttleMonkey
from the best-discoveries-by-accident dept.
The rover Spirit has been dragging one wheel around the surface of Mars for some time. One of the resulting gouges revealed a mineral deposit which was probably caused by a hydrothermal vent. This implies a large amount of water was present when the vent was active.
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Rover Accidentally Uncovers Mars Hydrothermal Vent

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