Sunday, July 11, 2010

Students in ASU program find cave on Mars

A group of 7th graders in California were examining orbiter photos Martian lava tubes as part of a project in the Mars Student Imaging Program run by NASA and Arizona State University when they found a pit that appears to be a skylight into a cave. [right, pit is in the photo center. Photo credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU]

An article on says the cave is on the slope of an equatorial volcano named Pavonis Mons.

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