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420chan is Getting Overhauled - Changelog/Bug Report/Request Thread (Updated April 10)
NASA Mars announcement Ignore Report Reply
Stevie Nothing - Mon, 28 Sep 2015 04:30:10 EST ID:piwlLnxF No.55700
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http://www.smh.com.au/technology/sci-tech/is-it-aliens-nasa-sends-space-fans-into-frenzy-with-news-of-a-major-announcement-20150927-gjvxsf.html

>The biggest hint is that one of five speakers at the news briefing will be Lujendra Ojha from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. Ojha made headlines in 2011 when he co-authored a study suggesting that liquid water flowed during the warmer months on Mars.

>He said at the time that, by accident, he noticed irregular features in images taken for another study of gullies in Mars craters. Using a computer algorithm to monitor changes over time, he began to see "finger-like" features and streaks that strongly resembled water. They would appear during warmer seasons and die away during cooler seasons. He has conducted research ever since, to determine if it is definitely water.
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William Fowler - Mon, 28 Sep 2015 12:15:03 EST ID:jXNXQoeM No.55705 Ignore Report Reply
yep it's water. k gg goin to bed now good job science
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Jocelyn Bell - Mon, 28 Sep 2015 13:24:52 EST ID:4VciIGEq No.55708 Ignore Report Reply
>>55705
Yay.... i guess.
I mean it is pretty cool, since it's actually flowing water this time. But this must be the third time we get news that "There's water on mars!"
I must be the famous "layman" i keep hearing about., since i'm not super excited at this time.
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Vesto Slipher - Mon, 28 Sep 2015 13:31:51 EST ID:w+/+ofKC No.55709 Ignore Report Reply
I wonder how religous people will act to this if there is actually some sort of developed life there. Idk, they would probably act the same as to fossils, etc.
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Edwin Hubble - Mon, 28 Sep 2015 13:44:03 EST ID:ruKNVqHw No.55710 Ignore Report Reply
It's not flowing water so much as slightly hydrated salt that is pulled downwards by gravity. But kudo's to NASA for spinning it as a major discovery to get clicks.

NASA has turned into the Cracked website of science.
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Jocelyn Bell - Mon, 28 Sep 2015 13:52:45 EST ID:4VciIGEq No.55711 Ignore Report Reply
>>55710
shieeet, well thanks for the correction. i didn't really have time, other than to just glance at the article.

I guess nothing too exciting is on the horizon, until we start sending probes to europa/titan
Yeah, i don't know really shit but i recall them being two quite interesting planetary bodies
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Caroline Herschel - Mon, 28 Sep 2015 14:52:11 EST ID:sky71Ye7 No.55713 Ignore Report Reply
>>55710
No.

According to the scientific article itself they've discovered deposited salts in the flow formations. Which hints that there's a source of brine(water with high salt concentrations) under the surface. Brine is the only form of flowing water that can exist on Mars as the atmosphere is so thin regular water would just evaporate, which is why this is so exciting.

There's no outright claim that 'slightly hydrated salts' are making these formations:
>Brine flows (or seeps) have been proposed to explain the formation of recurring slope lineae1, 2, 3, yet no direct evidence for either liquid water or hydrated salts has been found4.
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Fred Whipple - Mon, 28 Sep 2015 15:27:47 EST ID:415JX8nG No.55714 Ignore Report Reply
I think it's awesome, mars seems to be a lot more dynamical of a place today
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William Fowler - Tue, 29 Sep 2015 07:58:14 EST ID:/ga3ml2u No.55715 Ignore Report Reply
So they did not find ACTUAL liquid water that's flowing somewhere in some crack or so?
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Ejnar Hertzprung - Tue, 29 Sep 2015 10:15:30 EST ID:sky71Ye7 No.55716 Ignore Report Reply
>>55715
Nah, no actual liquid water. NASA has practically proven water activity on Mars, but scientifically we can't say anything definite just yet.
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George Herbig - Mon, 12 Oct 2015 07:13:17 EST ID:sbQOdyhN No.55748 Ignore Report Reply
>>55713
Brine is what shrimp is made of bro
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Otto Struve - Wed, 14 Oct 2015 23:22:25 EST ID:ZVNONIhH No.55754 Ignore Report Reply
Mars: come over
NASA: I can't
Mars: I'm wet
NASA: I'm on my way
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Jan Hendrik Oort - Tue, 20 Oct 2015 21:37:46 EST ID:bjNfx6wu No.55766 Ignore Report Reply
woo
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Jacob Kapteyn - Wed, 21 Oct 2015 12:02:38 EST ID:+V/J+xz8 No.55769 Ignore Report Reply
>>55715

>Breaking News Science Finds Crack Cocaine On Mars Surface
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Rudolph Minkowski - Thu, 22 Oct 2015 12:41:22 EST ID:yvvVfPPa No.55771 Ignore Report Reply
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Intredasting...

Photo source: http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msl/multimedia/raw/?rawid=0707ML0030050000304601E01_DXXX&s=707
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Jan Hendrik Oort - Sun, 25 Oct 2015 09:12:12 EST ID:ruKNVqHw No.55779 Ignore Report Reply
>>55771

Heh, I remember this photo from a Youtube video of a guy trying to point out "sculptures" in those rocks while the comment section was blowing up about how much of a dumbass he was to focus on non-existent martian art when there's a stream of water right there in the same damn picture that is unacknowledged by NASA.
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Johan Galle - Mon, 02 Nov 2015 23:23:12 EST ID:BF8zYeiD No.55788 Ignore Report Reply
>>55779
Whatsupinthesky37
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Isaac Newton - Wed, 11 Nov 2015 17:38:25 EST ID:9cM6eJVh No.55806 Ignore Report Reply
>>55779
Just because it's liquid doesn't mean it's water.
Could be semen.
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William Huggins - Thu, 12 Nov 2015 10:34:53 EST ID:j3JUC08k No.55807 Ignore Report Reply
>>55806

Semen contains water.
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Robert Dicke - Fri, 13 Nov 2015 05:49:18 EST ID:tQX5ylFX No.55808 Ignore Report Reply
>>55807
And in effect so does your mom.
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Kiyotsugu Hirayama - Fri, 26 Feb 2016 14:58:51 EST ID:bUVcT3Vi No.56093 Ignore Report Reply
>>55808
Good one bro!
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Viktor Ambartsumian - Sat, 27 Feb 2016 02:15:03 EST ID:tQX5ylFX No.56096 Ignore Report Reply
>>56093
You put a 4 month old thread up for that? Good one bro!
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Friedrich von Struve - Sat, 27 Feb 2016 14:02:08 EST ID:pgmu6mYO No.56101 Ignore Report Reply
>>56096
Why is everyone on this board such a bitch?
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Joseph von Fraunhofer - Sun, 10 Apr 2016 08:33:26 EST ID:/mLbrve3 No.56150 Ignore Report Reply
>>56101
Autismus.


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