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NASA confirms its suspicions about Jezero Crater on Mars

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A study concludes that images of Mars sent by the Perseverance robot reveal how water helped shape the landscapes of the Red Planet billions of years ago.

According to astronomers, the images show important clues that may facilitate the search for evidence of life on Mars.
studying published employment Science Made based on high-resolution images taken by the rover at a place believed to exist drifts that was once river banks.

Researchers believe that layers within the cliffs reveal how their formation occurred, as NASA astrobiologist Amy Williams and colleagues found in Florida. Similarity With cliffs seen from the floor of the pit and Earth’s River Patterns.

The shape of the bottom three layers showed presence and a Continuous flow of water early on, suggesting that Mars was warm and humid enough to support a hydrological cycle about 3.7 billion years ago.

Whereas the upper and newer layers have rolling edges more than a meter in diameter scattered and may have been washed there by violent floods. However, it is likely that the substrate fine sediments are the target of the sample Signs of the extinction of life on Mars, if it exists.

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In September, Perseverance collected the first two rock samples at Jezero that showed signs of prolonged contact with groundwater, potentially providing clues to ancient life on the Red Planet.
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