Why Was Mars’s Underground Lake So Hard to Find? | Breaking News!

Researchers have discovered an underground, liquid water lake on Mars! What might it be like, and why did it take us so long to find it?
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Sources:

Paper: http://science.sciencemag.org/cgi/doi/10.1126/science.aar7268

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Martian salts must touch ice to make liquid water, study shows


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Images:

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Flathead_River,_Flathead_Lake.jpg
https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/11796
https://jpl.jpl.nasa.gov/spaceimages/details.php?id=PIA19917
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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mars_Express_over_Tharsis_volcanoes.jpg
https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/spaceimages/details.php?id=PIA02393
https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/4249
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Perchlorate-2D-dimensions.png
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Perchlorate-3D-balls.png
https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/mars/images/pia09226.html
https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/mars/images/pia09222.html
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:NASA_spacecraft_comparison2.png
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