Ancient tsunami evidence on Mars reveals life potential

Posted by on May 19, 2016 2:17 pm
Categories: Science

The geologic shape of what were once shorelines through Mars’ northern plains convinces scientists that two large meteorites — hitting the planet millions of years apart — triggered a pair of mega-tsunamis. These gigantic waves forever scarred the Martian landscape and yielded evidence of cold, salty oceans conducive to sustaining life.

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