Maarten Kleinhans: Rivers of the red planet

Maarten Kleinhans: Rivers of the red planet

Geoscientists search for water on Mars

Since the first telescopes we earthlings have been fascinated by our neighbouring red planet. Deep river valleys, vast deltas and traces of debris flows, suggest a wet past on Mars. After many wild theories of mainly astronomers on the occurrence of water and life on Mars, geoscientists decided to get involved. And they came to very different conclusions.