News From Mars: Glaciers and Asteroid Dangers

29 12 2007

First, a piece at BBC about an active glacier that ESA’s Mars Express has identified on Mars. [Thanks, Jay.]

Second, apparently an asteroid is on a collision course with the red planet as well. Experts say there’s a better than 1% chance of an impact. Last time we saw anything similar was in ’94 with Shoemaker-Levy with Jupiter. But this would be a “scientific bonanza,” say experts.

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