This is the south pole of Mars as you’ve never... - Wissenschaft und Deutsch
This is the south pole of Mars as you’ve never seen it before. The image, taken by the European Space Agency’s Mars Express Orbiter, is a combination of blue, green, and infrared images. The white part of the picture is a vast region of permanently frozen water ice, many kilometres thick, which is covered in winter by a few-metre-deep veneer of frozen carbon dioxide, commonly called dry ice.Read more in Phil Plait’s blog for Slate.com:http://slate.me/1dHlgUC 
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This is the south pole of Mars as you’ve never seen it before. The image, taken by the European Space Agency’s Mars Express Orbiter, is a combination of blue, green, and infrared images. The white part of the picture is a vast region of permanently frozen water ice, many kilometres thick, which is covered in winter by a few-metre-deep veneer of frozen carbon dioxide, commonly called dry ice.

Read more in Phil Plait’s blog for Slate.com:http://slate.me/1dHlgUC
 

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