Mars craters reveal ice

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Jan. 12 2010 8:00 AM

Mars craters reveal ice

Speaking of ice on Mars, the folks with the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter made a cool video talking about new low-latitude craters exposing water ice beneath the Martian surface:

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You can watch more HiRISE videos at the MRO video gallery. Lots of cool stuff there!

Tip o' the dry ice crater to the HiRISE Twitter feed.

Phil Plait writes Slate’s Bad Astronomy blog and is an astronomer, public speaker, science evangelizer, and author of Death from the Skies! Follow him on Twitter.