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Boffins sifting data from a survey craft in orbit above Mars say they have found evidence of "warm, wet spots" which would have been refuges for Martian life as the red planet changed from a hospitable world to a freezing desert billions of years ago. Silica deposits on a volcano in the Syrtis Major region of Mars. Credit: J R …


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  1. Ugotta B. Kiddingme

    Oh no...

    queue the inevitable comments about a certain hotel heiress and "warm, wet spots"

    (shakes head sadly, walks away)

  2. Pete 8
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    Go for the wet bits first!

  3. Winkypop Silver badge

    Coming soon....

    Mars Hilton

  4. Anonymous Coward
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    I thought that was just our bed?

  5. Virag0

    Martian jewels

    Hydrated silica deposits from steam and water vents? I bags staking a claim on the first Martian Opal field.

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