Thursday, February 20, 2003
Science has a wonderful way of putting things into perspective. Case in point: as the snow-weary denizens the East Coast impatiently wait for the heavy white blanket left by this week's blizzard to melt away, we can take comfort in the fact that this will happen on a terrestrial, rather than Martian, timetable: a study announced yesterday by NASA postulates that gullies on the surface of Mars were formed by a dense snow pack that slowly melted over five millennia. Posted @ 9:04 AM
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