[ExI] woooohoooo! it's ice!
amara at amara.com
Sat Jun 21 02:07:07 UTC 2008
Damien Broderick :
>That was my guess. Is there any evidence that it's not predominantly
>or even *all* CO2?
"Many people have been asking me, can't this be carbon dioxide ice? It's
true that carbon dioxide ice can form on Mars. However, the ambient
temperature at the Phoenix landing site is way too high for it to be
stable for even a couple of hours."
Amara Graps, PhD www.amara.com
Research Scientist, Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), Boulder, Colorado
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