The History of Water on Mars and What it Means for Life

November 2, 2013 | 5:15pm
Museum in Washington, DC

4:00 p.m. Discovery Station (in front of Welcome Center)
5:15 p.m. Lecture in the Albert Einstein Planetarium
6:30 p.m. Telescope observing at Phoebe Waterman Haas Public Observatory, weather permitting

Dried river beds and valleys that were carved out by floods suggest that water once flowed on Mars’s surface. But does this mean that there was life on Mars?

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