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The rise and fall of Martian lakes

There is a wealth of evidence, collected over the past few decades, that suggests liquid water was abundant in the early history of Mars – one of our nearest and most studied neighbours. However, the size, evolution and ...

dateMay 12, 2016 in Space Exploration
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What lies beneath West Antarctica?

Three recent publications by early career researchers at three different institutions across the country provide the first look into the biogeochemistry, geophysics and geology of Subglacial Lake Whillans, which lies 800 ...

dateApr 29, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Dry lake city: Great Salt Lake is shrinking

Utah's Great Salt Lake is the defining physical feature of its arid Western state. Seventy-five miles long and nearly 35 miles wide, the salt water remnant of ancient Lake Bonneville teems with aquatic life, serves as a critical ...

dateFeb 26, 2016 in Environment
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