Glaciers on Mars Boast Enough Water to Flood Entire Planet

April 8, 2015 8:49 PM

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For some time now, scientists have been trying to determine whether the Red Planet once held water suitable for life, and now new research adds to the growing evidence, finding that belts of glaciers on Mars boast enough water to flood the entire planet.

That's at least according to a new study recently published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, which details how radar measurements show that underneath a thick layer of dust, there are glaciers composed of frozen water in both the southern and northern hemisphere of Mars.

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