Let's Move!: Mars Rover Curiosity Found Water On Mars

September 27, 2013


In a groundbreaking discovery, the Mars Rover Curiosity has confirmed the presence of water on Mars. How much? About two percent of the soil, or two pints per cubic foot. Unfortunately, the water molecules are "bound to other minerals in the soil," so filling a swimming pool might prove difficult. F*** it! *dives into mudhole with water wings on*

The discovery is important for a number of reasons, but especially exciting because of what this means for future missions to Mars. "We now know there should be abundant, easily accessible water on Mars," says [Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute dean of science Laurie] Leshin. "When we send people, they could scoop up the soil anywhere on the surface, heat it just a bit, and obtain water."

You know what would be even more wild than finding water on Mars? Finding a strip club on Mars. Seriously, it wouldn't even have to be full-nude to blow my mind. Just for the record, I'm not paying more than ten spacebucks for a cover charge though.

Thanks to Vanessa, who confirmed the presence of water on earth this morning when she was washing her hair. I'll write the science journals.

  • Nick

    Call me when you find beer... Curiosity

  • Mal Caindenite

    NASA needs to test plant growth in Mars's soil to see it its possible to sustain growth, so that we can test the amount water is needed to be added to sustain the plants.
    So that we may revive Mars Ecosystem, it wont happen in our life time but well worth the effort to work on it =)

  • inconspicuous

    I love how the rover can take it's own photos (alone on mars) without extending an arm to hold the camera.

  • fernanrx182
  • derp

    buddy probably thought he cracked the internet there

  • ShartInYourJacuzzi

    Amazing in many ways. Science!

  • Bullshit. The shadows are all wrong. Where is Daisy?

  • Theo Franz

    there would not be many shadows because the sky is so overcast and dusty.

  • HoneyBeeBoo

    "Now that's some high quality H20"

  • CawaLimon

    I wonder how the large quantities solar radiation affect the water or if the minerals provide some shielding...

  • Xankar

    That is an excellent question, I too would also like to know this

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