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In my lifetime we’ve gone from ‘there’s no water on Mars’ to ‘there’s tons of water all over the equator, evaporating into the atmosphere daily then freezing on the surface at night’. Which is pretty cool.

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39 points

Well it’d have to be or it wouldn’t freeze

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12 points

Dad! 🙄

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3 points

<3

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Father’s day isnt quite here yet dad

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152 points

Quick, send 200 billionaires to Mars to confirm this.

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Just give first dibs to Nestle. They will find a way to get there.

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I doubt it. There are no indigenous people there that rely on that water so nestle wouldn’t be motivated enough to get it.

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3 points

Yeah, it’s no fun without the cruelty

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8 points

Careful! I’m told those individuals are responsible for nearly all productive work on the planet.

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8 points

But don’t bring them back.

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3 points

Without their money

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7 points

What would they do with their money on Mars?

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3 points

Same thing they do here, hoard it

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Use it to extract more money from the indentured servants they conned into going.

You think Jeff bezos is gonna be putting up the solar panels?

You think the air in mars habitats is gonna be free?

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3 points

We should send up some sea monkeys for hahas.

/s

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2 points

We should send genetically modified cockroaches and algae. Then check back 500 years later. Surely there’s no way it can go wrong

JOHJ in the distance

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Don’t send Elon, though. I’d rather we not contaminate the planet.

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8 points

I’d rather contaminate Mars with him than Earth.

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Let’s just launch him into the Sun.

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74 points

somebody stop Nestle before it’s too late

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🥂 this mf lmao

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3 points

“We can’t allow the martians to continue to benefit from free water”

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66 points

The Martian nipple.

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Looks like a pimple under a microscope to me lol

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Who wants to sickle on that teat?

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4 points

…needs to see a doctor about that infection, or at least get some Viaderm-K.C.

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I was about to say; isn’t this about the dozenth time they’ve found water on Mars? It’s not news anymore.

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It’s the location that’s surprising.

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Yeah, you’d expect milk there

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8 points

There’s an image on Wikipedia I can’t find showcasing water on Mars.

A glass of water on a Mars bar.

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Not the exact image but close enough

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I wonder: Is there any experiment done on Mars that uses Spectroscopy to detect water?

I’m thinking of something like this:

Due to Absorbance, wet air should absorb specific frequencies of light.

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