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NASA Curiosity rover finds signs of brine on Mars

The Curiosity rover on Mars has found signs of brine — super salty water. "It's only a very small amount, and only during the planet's spring and winter months," CBC's Johanna Wagstaffe says of a new study's findings, which were recorded at the planet's Gale Crater.

Super salty water detected during spring and winter months

Science smart: Water on Mars

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Scientists have been uncovering evidence for ancient Martian water in recent years, but now the Curiosity Rover may have found actual liquid water on the Mars surface - right now. CBC News meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe has the details 2:34

The Curiosity rover on Mars has found signs of brine — super salty water.

"It's only a very small amount, and only during the planet's spring and winter months," CBC's Johanna Wagstaffe says of a new study's findings, which were recorded at the planet's Gale Crater. 

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